Drugs seized in Lincoln City at house near Oceanlake Elementary – 4 suspected drug pushers arrested.
DRUGS SEIZED AT HOUSE NEAR OCEANLAKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, 4 PEOPLE ARRESTED
This week the Street Crimes Response Team (SCRT) along with Lincoln City Police and Newport Police executed a search warrant at a residence located about 500 feet from the Oceanlake Elementary School.
Christopher Kalin, (48) Teri Cipres (47), Amber McColligan (33), and Amber Williams (37) all of Lincoln City, were arrested after lengthy investigations into the distribution of illegal narcotics in the Lincoln County area.
After serving the arrest warrants the SCRT seized quantities of methamphetamine and narcotics paraphernalia such as digital scales and plastic baggies, drug transaction records, and a weapon.
Kalin (top left) was lodged at the Lincoln County Jail on charges of Delivery / Possession / Manufacturing of Methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a School, Commercial Sexual Solicitation, and Felon in Possession of a Restricted Weapon. His bail was set at $580,000.00.
Due to Lincoln County Jail COVID-19 Jail Procedures, Cipres, McColligan and Williams were all issued criminal citations and summons to appear in court for allegedly possessing methamphetamine.
The Street Crimes Response Unit is a county-wide team designed to back up the Patrol Division. This team specializes in the handling of community-impact crimes, such as possessing narcotics, burglaries, and repeat offenders. SCRT is made up of members of the Lincoln City Police and the Newport Police Department and routinely obtains assistance from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and Toledo Police Department.
LCPD would like to express our thanks to Newport Police drug-detection K9 Zoe and her handler. These K-9 teams are essential in tracking down illegal drug activity mostly in Lincoln County.
The Lincoln City Police Department encourages citizens to report any suspicious activity to law enforcement. The LCPD Drug Tip Line is 541-994-9800.