On January 23, 2020 at approximately 3:00 PM, the Tillamook Narcotics Team (TNT) detectives, along with Tillamook County Sheriff Patrol Deputies and Tillamook City Police Patrol Officers, served a search warrant at 512 Cedar Ave Unit #8 in Tillamook, Oregon. Detectives contacted 2 subjects at the location.
During the search, methamphetamine, some evidence of drug sales, prohibited weapons and some firearms, including 3 stolen firearms from Tillamook PD cases and 1 with an obliterated serial number. There was also evidence of possible gang affiliation.
The following individuals were arrested and lodged at the Tillamook County Jail:
Omar N. Ayala Sanchez (26) of Tillamook OR – Possession of methamphetamine, Felon in possession of a firearm (X7), Possession of stolen firearm (X3) possession of firearm with obliterated serial number, felon in possession of prohibited weapons (daggers), and frequenting a place where drugs used /sold.
Shawn M. Mitchell (26) of Tillamook OR – Frequenting a place where drugs are used / sold and a parole violation.
Sheriff Horton said, “One of our office’s goals is to aggressively combat the drug epidemic in our community that touches so many of our lives. Our relationships with our partner agencies is paramount in these efforts.” The Tillamook County Narcotics Team is comprised of detectives from the Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office and the Tillamook City Police Department. The Tillamook Narcotics Team tip line is 503-815-3319.