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RADE Investigation Nets Two Methamphetamine-Related Arrests in Grants Pass
01/28/2010
Sergeant Jim Johnson
Drug Enforcement Section / RADE
(541) 955-6379

Two men believed to have major involvement with methamphetamine distribution in the Grants Pass area were arrested Wednesday by the interagency Rogue Area Drug Enforcement (RADE) team following the execution of a search warrant at their Grants Pass residence.
 
During the early morning hours of January 27, 2010, RADE detectives, assisted by detectives from Grants Pass Department of Public Safety and Oregon State Police Criminal Investigations Division, executed a search warrant at an apartment in the 500 block of NW "A" Street. Detectives found 1.5 lbs. of methamphetamine, approximately $15,000 cash, and other evidence associated with the distribution of narcotics.
 
Detectives arrested two men for Unlawful Possession, Distribution, and Manufacturing a Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine. Lodged in the Josephine County Jail were EDWIN NUNEZ-CARABALLO, age 35, and MIGUEL LARA, age 23. Both are also held on immigration holds.
 
Anyone with information regarding suspicious drug activity or marijuana growing operations in Josephine County is encouraged to call the RADE tip line at (541) 955-6970.

 
The interagency narcotics RADE team is comprised of personnel from the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety, Oregon State Police, Josephine County Sheriff's Office, Josephine County District Attorney's Office, and the Josephine County Community Corrections.