BEND, Ore. - A northeast Bend traffic stop Monday afternoon led to Central Oregon drug agents’ raid of an apartment, the arrest of a Bend man and woman, the seizure of various drugs and state involvement regarding the woman’s two young children living there, police said.
Around 4:30 p.m., Chris Schneibel, 33, was contacted during a traffic stop at Neff Road and Shepherd Avenue and was found in possession of about ¾ of an ounce of heroin, a “user amount” of MDMA (Ecstasy), a digital scale and $2,000, said Lt. Nick Parker.
Around 6:15 p.m., CODE Team detectives executed a search warrant at Schneibel’s apartment at the Orchard Park Apartments at 427 NE Thurston Avenue, Parker said.
Carly Ann Rodewald, 32, and her two children, a 2-year-old boy and a 7-year-old girl, were there at the time, he added.
In Schneibel’s unlocked bedroom. Parker said investigators seized nearly three ounces of heroin, a quarter-ounce of methamphetamine, packaging material and a scale.
Drug agents also seized nearly 11 grams of meth, several digital scales and packaging material in the bedroom Rodewald shares with her 2-year-old son, Parker said.
Schneibel and Rodewald were taken to the Deschutes County Jail and booked on several drug charges. Schneibel also was held without bail on a parole violation charge. Rodewald also was charged with two counts of first-degree child neglect, with bail set at $70,000.
Parker said CODE Detectives worked with state child welfare officials to ensure the safety of Rodewald’s children.