Three people were arrested by the Clatsop County Interagency Narcotic Team on Saturday following a drug investigation.
The investigation started approximately one month ago with reports of drug activity. As part of the investigation, Detectives were able to purchase heroin from Ryan Morrissette at his residence 59 W Bond Street in Astoria.
On Saturday March 3, 2012 Detectives received an anonymous report that Ryan Morrissette was traveling to Portland to purchase a large quantity of heroin. Detectives from the Clatsop County Interagency Narcotic Team were able to locate the vehicle on Hwy 30 as it returned from Portland.
A Deputy from the Clatsop County Sheriff’s Office was able to stop the vehicle on Hwy 30 at milepost 82 in Knappa. Detectives served a search warrant on Ryan Morrissette and located 16.2 grams of heroin.
Lyndsay Poulsen of Astoria was a passenger in the vehicle; she had a felony drug warrant for her arrest and was found to have 3.1 grams of heroin in her possession.
Brooklyn Edgar of Warrenton was also arrested after possessing 6.7 grams of heroin.
Sheriff’s Deputies then assisted with a search of Ryan Morrissette’s residence at 59 W. Bond Street where an SKS assault rifle was located along with drug paraphernalia, digital scales and packaging materials.
Ryan Morrissette is a felon and is facing possible charges of Ex-con in possession of a weapon and commercial drug offenses.
Please report any suspected drug activity to the Clatsop County Interagency Narcotic Team, 503-861-3051. The team is made up of local law enforcement officers with the primary objective of investigating drug crimes in Clatsop County. The Seaside Police Department and Clatsop County Sheriff’s Office currently have officers on the team.