On March 26th at around 6:00pm an Easter Egg hunt in a quiet Salmon Creek neighborhood was interrupted by a man screaming that his roommates were going to shoot him. Clark County Sheriff's Deputies responded and determined the disturbance was related to an ongoing large-scale unlicensed marijuana distribution operation. The operation was headquartered in a neighborhood home and it is believed that deliveries were occurring across the United States.
Detectives with the Clark Vancouver Regional Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at the residence, 13318 NE 3rd Court, as well as on four involved vehicles. Over 45 pounds of processed marijuana having a street value of over $202,000.00 was seized. In addition, over $108,00.00 in suspected drug proceeds were recovered at the scene. There were also documents and materials related to the trafficking of Marijuana. Five vehicles were seized that were suspected of being used in the commission of narcotic crimes or purchased with the proceeds of those crimes. No guns were located at scene.
The following three suspects were booked into the Clark County Jail:
Charles J. Yorkovich, 24 of Vancouver -- booked on Possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. Joseph E. Sullivan, 24 of Vancouver -- booked for felony drug warrant out of Missouri. Jordan M. Long, 27 of Vancouver -- booked for felony drug warrant out of Missouri.
Investigation ongoing by the Clark Vancouver Regional Drug Task Force.