Kilo of Heroin and $33,000 Cash Seized, One Suspect Arrested After East Precinct, Drugs and Vice Division Investigation (Photo)

October 13, 2015 14:50


In the early morning hours of Tuesday October 13, 2015, East Precinct officers contacted officers assigned to the Drugs and Vice Division (DVD) after developing information about a person distributing narcotics from a Portland area hotel room.

DVD investigators worked with East Precinct officers to further develop this information that led to the arrest of 18-year-old Jose DeJesus Mejia and seize one (1) kilogram of heroin and more than $33,000 in cash.

Mejia was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Manufacturing, Delivery and Possession of Heroin.

DVD works closely with other local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies to investigate and eliminate illegal drug trafficking organizations (DTO's) in the Portland area and provides training and education

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