Man arrested in Talent with over 100 pounds of marijuana

Talent, Ore. – A suspect who eluded Talent police officers on January 30 was arrested Thursday after he was found with over 100 pounds of marijuana and a small amount of heroin.

According to the City of Talent Police Department, officers responded to a domestic disturbance in the 300 block of Amos Street on Thursday, February 9.

Police said once officers arrived at the residence, they found 38-year-old Hezekiah Cloud Staples.

Cloud had been previously identified as a suspect who eluded officers on January 30, but he had not yet been arrested for that particular crime.

During the investigation, officers said they found a small amount of heroin and over 100 pounds of marijuana. It is believed Stables was manufacturing a cannabis concentrate commonly known as “dabs”.

Staples was arrested on numerous charges including felon in possession of a firearm, child neglect, attempt to elude a police officer, unlawful possession of heroin and unlawful possession, manufacture and distribution of marijuana.

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