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Creswell man arrested in 'largest meth seizure in DINT history'


March 22, 2018

Israel Salvador Mercado-Mendoza

A Creswell man and a California man were arrested on Saturday, March 17 in what police are

calling "the largest single seizure of meth in Douglas Interagency Narcotics Team (DINT) history."

During an operation taking place last weekend, DINT contacted two subjects in a traffic stop on Interstate 5 near Milepost 151 and seized an "historical amount of methamphetamine" from Israel Salvador Mercado-Mendoza, 30, of Creswell and Rigoberto Morfin-Pedroza, 33, of Los Angeles.

The total amount of meth seized was approximately 74 pounds, net weight, police said. If sold by the pound, in local stree...

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