Guns and drugs seized in supremacist, biker raid

Credit: KGW/Ashley Korslien

Police raided a home near 82nd and Burnside targeting a biker club and supremacist gang.


by Michael Rollins and Ashley Korslien, KGW Staff

Posted on May 23, 2014 at 6:45 AM

Updated Friday, May 23 at 1:13 PM

PORTLAND -- Police raided homes near 82nd Avenue and East Burnside Street Friday morning, targeting members of the Gypsy Jokers biker club and a white supremacist group called Rude Krude Brood.

Flash bang grenades were used in executing the search warrant at 4:30 a.m. at 8233 and 8234 E. Burnside St., said Multnomah County Sheriff's Office spokesman Lt. Steve Alexander.

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"The search warrants were served as part of a continuing investigation into white supremacist gang drug dealing and firearms trafficking," Alexander said.

Seven adults were detained after the raid and three were taken into custody.

Ryan Darby, 23, and Dustin Silva, 25, were both arrested on parole violation charges. Shanan Queen, 47, was charged with manufacture of marijuana, possession and delivery of meth, and felon in possession of firearm. 

During the search, police seized "nine handguns, two rifles, $1500 cash, methamphetamine, cocaine, ecstasy and over 75 marijuana plants," Alexander said. 

The investigation was ongoing and additional charges were expected. 

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