NEAR QUINCY, Wash.-- Grant County deputies arrested five adults on drug and stolen property charges Thursday after busting an illegal scrap yard.
Deputies served a warrant to the suspected scrap yard in the 10700 block of W. State Route 28 near Quincy.
Police found five people living on the property in a house and in travel trailers on the site. Officials searched the location and also found large amounts of metal that had been cut apart for scrap and numerous pieces of suspected stolen property, including tools and welders.
When deputies entered the home they found a small marijuana growing operation made of twelve plants.
• April Triplet, age 32 of Quincy, on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
• Mario A. Gutierrez, age 30 of Ephrata, on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.
• Charlene Leivan, age 54 of Quincy, on suspicion of manufacturing marijuana and possession of stolen property.
• Ryan Leivan, age 22 of Quincy, on suspicion of manufacturing marijuana and possession of stolen property.
• Corina Garcia, age 40 of Quincy, on suspicion of manufacturing marijuana possession of stolen property and possession of a legend drug (Vicodin).
Investigators from the Interagency Narcotics Enforcement Team, Grant County Health District and Grant County Code Enforcement were also on scene Thursday.
More arrests and charges are expected.