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A Thursday morning drug-related search warrant in Sweet Home netted eight suspects, methamphetamine, scales and packaging material, and a gun, according to the Sweet Home Police Department.

With assistance from the Linn County Sheriff’s Office, Albany and Lebanon police departments, the US Forest Service and the Oregon State Police, Sweet Home officers served the warrant at 8:30 a.m. at 2225 Long Street.

Robert Dean Whiten, 63, was taken into custody for possession of methamphetamine and a Marion County Circuit Court warrant for contempt of court. He was lodged at Linn County Jail. Travis Earl Pressey, 39, was also arrested for possession of methamphetamine, felon in possession of a restricted weapon and carrying a concealed weapon, as well as a State Parole Board warrant. He was booked, cited and lodged at Linn County Jail.

Deanna Berniece Terwilliger, 32, was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and a Linn County probation warrant for the same crime. She was booked, cited and lodged at Linn County Jail. Ronnette Leeanne Robertson, 34, was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and a Lebanon Municipal Court warrant for contempt of court. She was booked at the Lebanon Police Department.

Billy Gene Seibert, 53, showed up during the warrant search and was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and a Justice Court warrant. He was booked, cited and released.

Andrew Benton Ericsson, 47, was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and a Lebanon Municipal Court warrant for contempt of court. He was booked, cited and released to Lebanon Police Department for transport.

Nova Wyntersnow White, 20, was also taken into custody for possession of methamphetamine. She was booked, cited and released.

Finally, James Millard Robertson, 56, was warned for frequenting a place where drugs are used and sold.

The Sweet Home Police Department opened the investigation due to reported short-stay traffic and frequent disturbances at the residence.  

 Anyone with information related to the incident is asked to call Detective Cyndi Pichardo at the Sweet Home Police Department 541-367-5181. 

Contact reporter Neil Zawicki at 541-812-6099 or neil.zawicki@lee.net

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