Police: Suspect delivered over 30 pounds of meth to undercover officers

Clackamas County, Ore. – A suspected drug dealer was arrested for delivering nearly 31 pounds of methamphetamine to undercover officers.

Police said in February they began investigating a drug trafficking organization in the metropolitan area of Clackamas County.

Deputies said an interagency task force eventually identified Eligio Jose Baltier-Carranza as one of the organization’s top distributors.

The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office said on May 3, investigators portraying themselves as high-level drug traffickers negotiated a drug transaction with Baltier-Carranza.

The suspect followed through in delivering almost 31 pounds of methamphetamine to the undercover officers.

CCSO said a search of Baltier-Carranza’s Portland residence resulted in the seizure of more methamphetamine and nearly $19,000 in cash.

Baltier-Carranza is currently behind bars for the delivery of a controlled substance.

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