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Six arrested in drug raid on SW Redmond home

Five jailed, sixth cited in lieu of custody

REDMOND, Ore. - An investigation into drug and stolen property sales and delivery led to a raid on a southwest Redmond home and charges against six people, including weapons charges against one of them, police said Wednesday.

Detectives with the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Street Crimes Unit and the Central Oregon Drug Enforcement Team served the search warrant around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at a home at 3350 Southwest Indian Place, said sheriff’s Sgt. Deke DeMars.

Deputies from the sheriff’s office Special Operations Team, Redmond Police Department Street Crimes officers and county parole and probation officers also assisted in the raid, which found six people in the home and evidence of methamphetamine possession, delivery and manufacturing, DeMars said.

A short-barreled shotgun was located in the bedroom of Clay Fraser, 41, as well as a collapsible baton, DeMars said. Along with drug charges, he was held at the county jail in Bend on a charge of felon in possession of a firearm.

Laura Harlan, 35, is a convicted felon and was found to be in possession of a restricted knife, DeMars said.

Also arrested: Eric Fletcher, 21, who was held without bail on a parole violation charge; Brittnee Gould, 26, held on two out-of-county warrants, and Kenneth Sommerset, 29, also held without bail on a parole violation charge. The sixth person at the home, Joshua Cheney, 26, was cited in lieu of custody on a heroin possession charge.


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