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Two Newport residents arrested in meth, heroin bust

Modified: Wednesday, Mar 26th, 2014

A large amount of cash, drugs and weapons were seized after a search warrant was served Tuesday in the 400 block of SW 7th Street. (Photo courtesy of the Lincoln Interagency Narcotics Team)

NEWPORT A pair of local residents were arrested Tuesday in connection with an alleged heroin and methamphetamine operation in Newport, authorities said.

Giang Hoang Le and Brittney Marie Wood were taken into custody after a search warrant was served in the 400 block of SW 7th Street.

Lincoln Interagency Narcotics Team detectives seized about 3 ounces of methamphetamine, 1 ounce of heroin, two loaded handguns, and about $20,000 in cash. Le and Wood are being held at Lincoln County Jail.

For the complete article see the 03-28-2014 issue.

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