Alleged drug dealer arrested in Talent

0518 MaciasTalent, Ore. – The Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement Team has arrested a man after he was allegedly found with methamphetamine, heroin, cash, and evidence associated with drug dealing.

Medford Police said MADGE detectives were able to secure a search warrant for an apartment on the 500 block of Talent Avenue in Talent after a four month long investigation into drug sales. The search took place on Wednesday at around 10:00 in the morning.

Detectives said they detained 29-year-old Jesus “Jesse” Macias at the apartment while the search was being conducted. Police found 83 grams of meth, 32 grams of heroin, and over $700 in cash. They also discovered scales, packaging, and other items associated with drug dealing.

According to Medford Police, Macias was arrested and charged with unlawful possession, manufacture, and distribution of meth and heroin. He also had an outstanding warrant for a parole violation.

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