Three people are now in jail after two drug investigations by the Clatsop County Drug Task Force last week, including one woman released from jail less than a month ago on similar charges.
On March 1, task force detectives arrested Amber Marie Lucas, 27, a transient in Seaside, on two counts of unlawful possession of methamphetamine and two counts of unlawful delivery of methamphetamine.
Amber Marie Lucas
Lashawna Lee Smith
Timothy Allen Perkins
She was arrested Feb. 8 on methamphetamine-related charges but released three days later because of overcrowding.
Shortly after her release, detectives learned Lucas was again dealing methamphetamine and began an investigation.
Detectives obtained a search warrant for Lucas and her vehicle and Seaside Police officers located and stopped Lucas in her vehicle on North Roosevelt Drive Friday. During the search, detectives located and seized methamphetamine. Lucas was booked and lodged at the Clatsop County Jail.
Saturday, the Drug Task Force acted on received information that a woman, Lashawna Lee Smith, 29, a Seaside transient, was dealing illegal drugs. Following an investigation and executing a search warrant with the help of the Seaside Police Department, detectives located methamphetamine and heroin.
Smith was arrested on charges of unlawful possession of methamphetamine, unlawful delivery of methamphetamine, unlawful possession of heroin and unlawful delivery of heroin.
Smith was also arrested on an outstanding warrant for a postprison violation. She was booked and lodged at the Clatsop County Jail.
During the contact with Smith, detectives learned Timothy Allen Perkins, 39, of Winlock, Wash., was en route to Seaside with a delivery of methamphetamine and heroin.
Detectives working with Seaside Police located and contacted Perkins near Broadway Middle School.
Perkins was arrested and charged with unlawful delivery of heroin, unlawful delivery of methamphetamine, unlawful possession of heroin, unlawful possession of methamphetamine, delivery of methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a school and delivery of heroin within 1,000 feet of a school.
Perkins was booked and lodged at the Clatsop County Jail.