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Police arrest accused drug dealers
Two alleged drug dealers are in jail following an investigation by Portland's gang enforcement team.
At 5 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, the Portland Police Bureau's Special Emergency Reaction Team served a search warrant at a home in the 16100 block of Southeast Sherman Street in outer Southeast Portland, said Sgt. Pete Simpson, Portland Police spokesman.
There investigators seized a small amount of narcotics and cash, and arrested two people.
Larry Darnell Cunningham, 33, of Southeast Portland, is being held on $385,000 bail at the Multnomah County Detention Center on seven counts of felony delivering cocaine near a school and seven counts of cocaine possession.
Otisha Annette Williams, 28, also of Southeast Portland, is being held on $55,000 bail at the Multnomah County Detention Center on allegations of cocaine possession and delivering the drug near a school. She also is being held on warrants for other offenses, ranging from impaired and reckless driving to criminal mischief.
In addition, police removed a 6-year-old child from the home. The child is now staying with relatives in the area.
Residents with concerns about drug dealing or drug houses in their neighborhoods are encouraged to call the drugs and vice division at 503-823-3784 or visit www.portlandpolice.com to file an online complaint.