After an extensive investigation, the Newport Police Department served a search warrant on a residence located in Seal Rock. The warrant was obtained as a result of an ongoing narcotic and counterfeiting investigation involving Lincoln County residents, Jordan Morlok and Corrina Antonuccio, who were selling large amounts of methamphetamine and heroin throughout Lincoln County. Both subjects were also passing counterfeit bills at area businesses.
As a result of the warrant service, Officers located commercial quantities of both heroin and methamphetamine, packaging materials, digital scales, manufacturing equipment, three firearms, legitimate US Currency, and $10,000 in Counterfeit 100 dollar bills.
Morlok and Antonuccio were lodged at the Lincoln County Jail on the following charges: Delivery of Heroin, Manufacture of Heroin, Possession of Heroin, Delivery of Methamphetamine, Manufacture of Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine, Felon in Possession of a Firearm x3, Forgery I, and Possession of a Forged Instrument.
Newport Police drug detection K9 Nero, Toledo Police Department and Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the execution of this warrant.
The Newport Police Department wants to remind our citizens to continue to report suspicious activities. The Newport Police Tip Line is available at 541-574-5455, or Text-a-Tip at 541-270-1856 or firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any information regarding this case, contact Officer Humphreys of the Newport Police Department at 541-574-3348.