Weed, Shrooms, Cash Seized In Major Drug Bust

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On Thursday, June 8, 2023, the Oregon State Police (OSP) Northwest Region Marijuana (NWRMJ) team served search warrants at three (3) locations in Multnomah and Marion counties: a residence in the 2000 block of NE Edgewater Drive, Portland, a high-rise apartment near NW Hoyt St and NW 14th Ave. Portland, and a residence on Wyoming Circle, Salem.

Located and seized from the Edgewater residence included the following:

  • 21 firearms, one with an obliterated serial number
  • Body Armor
  • Approximately $198,000 U.S. Currency
  • 428 packages of illegal marijuana extracts (24 pounds)
  • 282 pounds of illegal marijuana flower
  • 320 marijuana pre-roll cigarettes
  • 7,847 marijuana vape cartridges
  • 1,161 packages of marijuana candies
  • 781 psilocybin mushroom bars, containing 3,124 grams of psilocybin
  • 0.6 pounds of dried psilocybin mushrooms
  • 2.7 pounds of counterfeit pills which tested positive for methamphetamine
  • 0.4 pounds of Xanax pills 
  • 8.8 grams of cocaine
  • Several fraudulent Oregon driver’s licenses

Also discovered were two (2) bays within an attached garage which had been converted for cultivating psilocybin mushrooms; a total of 2,100 bags of suspected psilocybin mushrooms were seized. Detectives located evidence throughout the residence of the myriad of narcotics were being exported from Oregon, throughout the country, where they were ultimately sold on the black market for profit.

Four suspects were arrested.

Source: Oregon State Police

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