City of Medford Oregon / Police / City News and EventsSubject Arrested with 5.91 lbs. of Meth
Date: December 9, 2013
On the morning of December 6th, the Medford Area Drug & Gang Enforcement team, with the assistance of the Medford Police Department and US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), served a search warrant on a residence in the 1300 block of Andrew Drive, Medford. A two month long, narcotics investigation lead to the search warrant.
Upon searching the home and vehicles, 5.91 pounds of methamphetamine was located as well as over $17,000 in cash. Scales and packaging were also found in the home at the time of the search.
The sole occupant of the residence was lodged into the Jackson County Jail on the listed charges.
Gastelum-Ferro, Manuel, 35 years of age Bail: $ 1,010,000
Unlawful Distribution of a Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine
Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine
Unlawful Manufacturing of a Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine
The Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement Team is a multi-jurisdictional drug and gang task force supported by the Oregon High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Program and the following law enforcement agencies: Medford Police Department, Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, Oregon State Police, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Jackson County District Attorney’s Office and Jackson County Community Justice.