CODE team announces major drug bust

Fourteen including one Crook County resident are arrested in coordinated drug raids


On Friday the Central Oregon Drug Enforcement (CODE) Team announced that 14 individuals were arrested in what is described as the largest coordinated drug busts in Central Oregon history.

Approximately 100 officers from federal state and local agencies raided eight homes in Deschutes and Jefferson County's seizing marijuana, methamphetamine, guns, drug paraphernalia, cash and other evidence.

The raids took place early on the morning of Thursday, Oct. 3 at homes in Madras, Culver, and Bend.

Arrested in the raids were Teddy Hull, 51, of Crook County, Cheryl Flarisee, 55 from Tumalo, Henry Adame-Sanchez, 35, Madras, and Nicholas Katchia, 24, Heather Cordier, 24, Sarah Taylor, 25, Jose Rodolfo Auguilar-Lopez, 26, Teodoro Villagas Varela, 26, Angela Hamel, 29, Justin Montoya,30, Justin Hamilton, 37, Jason Prader, 39, ronald Decker, 40, and Carolyn Orrell, 44, all of Bend.

Agencies involved in the busts included the federal in addition to the CODE team included officers from the Crook, Deschutes, and Jefferson County sheriff's offices, Bend Prineville, Redmond, and Sunriver police departments, Warm Springs Tribal Police, the federal Drug Enforcement Administration, Marshal's Service, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and Oregon State Police, as well as other enforcement groups all took part in the raids.

No value for the items seized has been released. In addition detectives believe that they have identified the drug ring's leaders.




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