On January 11, 2023 at about 3pm, the Grays Harbor Drug Task Force (GHDTF) served a Search Warrant at 7-Eleven located at 411 S. Boone Street in Aberdeen.
The Search Warrant was served after a five-week investigation into an employee of the store selling fentanyl pills and methamphetamine at the location. The store was temporarily closed until detectives and officers cleared the scene.
The suspect arrested was, a thirty-four-year-old male who resides in Hoquiam. The suspect’s residence was also searched as part of the investigation, as were several vehicles belonging to him.
Drugs located and seized included approximately 1.95 pounds of methamphetamine, 1128 fentanyl pills, 6.4 grams of cocaine, and 2.25 pounds of marijuana. $2817.00 in cash and 7 firearms were also seized.
The suspect was booked into the GH County Jail for illegal drug possession with intent to deliver. The suspect’s girlfriend, a twenty-five-year-old Aberdeen resident, arrived at the scene at 7-Eleven during the Search Warrant and was also arrested on a separate drug distribution charge. She had in her possession 21 grams of methamphetamine and 71.5 grams of marijuana. She, too, was booked into the GH County Jail for illegal drug possession with intent to deliver. The investigation is still on going. 7-Eleven's management is cooperating with the investigation. If you have information about persons dealing drugs in our community, please report them to the GHDTF Tip Line at 360-500-4141.