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Newberg man faces heroin charges

Public safety — Police serve search warrant at Sandoz Road home; juvenile girl arrested as well

A Newberg man was arrested on drug charges late last week following the execution of a search warrant at a Sandoz Road home.

Officers from the Newberg-Dundee Police Department served the warrant at 8:40 a.m. Friday at a mobile home at 1500 Sandoz Road No. 8. During the search officers found what they believed to be heroin prepackaged for sale, along with packaging materials and used drug paraphernalia. Lehman

The suspected heroin was found in small packages called “bindles,” weighing approximately 0.2 grams each, according to a press release from the NDPD. A field test was positive for heroin.

During the search officers encountered three people in the home, although the unidentified owner of the home does not face charges at this time, officers said. Officers did find the subject of the warrant, Tyler James Leh­man, 20, as well as a 17-year-old girl in a bedroom in the home.

Lehman faces charges of possession and delivery of heroin and frequenting a place where controlled substances are used. He was transported to the county jail in McMinnville on $35,000 bail.

The unidentified girl was charged with possession of heroin. She was transported to the Yamhill County juvenile detention center in McMinnville.

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