Crack, heroin, pot seized in N Portland raid

Crack, heroin, pot seized in N Portland raid

Crack, heroin, pot seized in N Portland raid

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by KGW.com Staff

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Posted on March 6, 2014 at 1:32 PM

Updated Thursday, Mar 6 at 2:32 PM

PORTLAND – Tactical officers swarmed a North Portland home and seized thousands of dollars worth of heroin, crack and pot Wednesday morning, police said.

At 5 a.m., officers searched the home in the 8400 block of North Fessenden Street and found a safe containing 188 grams of crack cocaine, 123 grams of cocaine, and 228 grams of marijuana. Police estimate the street value of the drugs was around $45,000.

Officers also seized more than $25,000 is cash from the home, said Sgt. Pete Simpson with Portland Police.

Police arrested 43-year-old Addison Blackmon III (pictured left) and 52-year-old Hansen Lamar Richardson (pictured right) at the home.

Cops were tipped off after Portland police’s Gang Enforcement Team conducted a detailed drug investigation, Simpson said.

Richardson and Blackmon were charged with seven drug trafficking crimes. Richardson was also charged with failing to register as a sex offender.

Those who believe drug activity might be going in their neighborhood can report information to the drugs and vice division complaint hotline at 503-823-3784.

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