Meth raid at Spokane problem house leads to arrests

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on April 1, 2013 at 6:42 PM

Updated Monday, Apr 1 at 7:01 PM

SPOKANE, Wash. -- A drug investigation in Northwest Spokane landed two people in jail on Friday afternoon. Members of the Spokane Police Special Investigative Unit (SIU) arrested Richard Hebert and Erica Ellis.

Officers found meth, scales, packaging and a loaded firearm while searching the home where the suspected live. SIU members raided the house at 4818 N. Lincoln around 1:00 p.m. on Friday. A tip led authorities to the home.

Police were told about subjects selling meth from the house. Detectives used the information to obtain a search warrant.

Authorities found five adults in the house. They were all detained without incident according to police. Officers said that they found a loaded .38 caliber revolver, scales, packaging, small quantities of meth and drug paraphernalia in the house.

Hebert, 25, is a convicted felon and cannot lawfully possess a firearm. He was booked into the Spokane County Jail. Authorities said that he faces charges for possession of a controlled substance and 1st degree unlawful possession of a firearm.

Ellis, 24, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance.

Authorities searched the same house in January in connection with a deadly shooting. Dylan Heinen was shot and killed at the house. Police arrested Jeremy McVicker in connection with Heinen’s death. 
 

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