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PORTLAND -- Six guns and more than an ounce of meth were seized after an early morning police raid in east Portland Wednesday morning, police said.

At about 3 a.m., police served narcotics and weapons warrants at two units of a triplex in the 10900 block of East Burnside Street, said Lt. Steve Alexander of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office .

Police detained two suspects who were outside the property and then used flashbang grenades and ordered the other occupants out of the units. When that didn't work, police deployed tear gas and the people inside surrendered.

With the help of a K-9 unit, police found six guns, about an once-and-a-half of methamphetamine, drug scales, packaging materials and drug records during the search.

Eight people were arrested. Both addresses were known central meeting places for white supremacist gang members, Alexander said.

The Portland Police Bureau Special Emergency Response Team and the Washington County Tactical Negotiations Team assisted in the raid.

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