St. Helens man arrested for supplying teens with drugs
Columbia County sheriff's deputies arrested a St. Helens man Friday morning, for supplying a 16-year-old girl and other juveniles with drugs at his apartment.
According to the Sheriff's Office, a parent called a deputy to report their 16-year-old daughter had received marijuana and methamphetamine while at the home of Devin Lewis Shockley, 25, from St. Helens.
A school resource officer with St. Helens Police Department interviewed the teen and she was given a medical evaluation by Columbia River Fire & Rescue paramedics, a news release from CCSO states.
Detectives with CCSO obtained a search warrant for Shockley's St. Helens apartment and deputies, along with SHPD officers, arrested Shockley at his home around 4 p.m. Friday, March 23.
During the search, three boys were found at the apartment, all under the influence of drugs that Shockley had supplied to them, according to CCSO.
Marijuana and methamphetamine were seized from the apartment and Shockley was taken into custody on charges of possession of methamphetamine, distribution of a controlled substance and reckless endangerment of a minor.
Shockley remains in jail on $185,000 bail after being arraigned Monday. He pleaded not guilty to five counts of endangering the welfare of a minor, four counts of delivering methamphetamine to a minor, and one count of unlawful possession of methamphetamine.