Sherwood Police vehicle stop results in the seizure of a loaded handgun, 99 grams of heroin and 2 grams of Methamphetamine. (Photo)
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On Friday, 02/21/2014 at 11:13 pm, a Sherwood Police Officer conducted a traffic stop on a white 1992 Cadillac. As a result of the traffic stop, two people were taken into custody on drug and gun related charges.
The Driver, Loren Dean Dowdy of Portland,54 Oregon was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, Manufacture of a Controlled Substance and Distribution of a Controlled Substance (Heroin a schedule 1 controlled substance), Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine a schedule 2 controlled substance), Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Misdemeanor Driving While Suspended.
The Passenger, Chelsea Lee Dennis,22 of Portland, Oregon was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, Manufacture of a Controlled Substance, and Distribution of a Controlled Substance (Heroin a schedule 1 controlled substance), Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine a schedule 2 controlled substance), and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.
The drugs were found on both suspects and inside the vehicle. The Sherwood Police K-9 Irma
assisted and helped to locate additional drugs hidden inside the vehicle. The loaded handgun was located inside the vehicle underneath the passenger seat.
The suspects are not from the area and said they are living in a Portland area hotel. They took a wrong turn ended up in Sherwood according to the suspects.
The case in still under investigation by the Sherwood Police Department.
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