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A Newport-area man was arrested Wednesday by detectives from the Lincoln Interagency Narcotics Team (LINT), with the assistance of the Newport Police Department and Oregon State Police, related to an investigation into the selling of methamphetamine from his residence located a half block from Newport High School.

Edward "Larry" Marrazzo

Edward “Larry” Marrazzo

On Monday, LINT detectives, a Newport police K-9 unit, and police officers served a narcotics-related search warrant at an apartment complex located at 333 NE 2nd Street. The investigation determined Edward “Larry” Marrazzo, age 63, was selling methamphetamine from his residence and investigators seized methamphetamine, packaging materials, digital scales and other evidence of drug use and sales.

Marrazzo was arrested at the scene and lodged in Lincoln County Jail for one count each of Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine within 1000 feet of a School, Possession of a Controlled Substance- Methamphetamine, and Frequenting/Maintaining a Place where Controlled Substances are Kept or Used.



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