Traffic Stop Becomes Drug Arrest

HOQUIAM, Wash. – Police seized several ounces of suspected meth and heroin from an Aberdeen resident yesterday, after Sgt Jeff Salstrom stopped a black BMW for a traffic violation in the 2800 block of Cherry Street. Salstrom observed drug paraphernalia inside the vehicle, and impounded it on related charges around 1 am. A search warrant later revealed 3 ounces of suspected methamphetamines, 1/4 ounce of suspected heroin, digital scales and packaging materials as well as an undisclosed amount of cash. Detective Sgt Shane Krohn tells us the 37 year old Aberdeen resident remains in the Grays Harbor County Jail, and could face intent to deliver charges.