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Report of a Drug Dealer Leads to Arrest of 45-Year-Old Man, Recovery of Stolen Handgun
by Oregon State Media, Inc.
  Monday May 16, 2016 - 3:16 PM
On Friday May 13, 2016, at 10:56 a.m., Central Precinct bicycle patrol officers responded to Northwest Natio Boulevard, just North of the Burnside Bridge on the report of a man dealing drugs.

Officers arrived in the area and contacted the suspect, 45-year-old Jeffrey Lamar Seward, known to the officers from previous contacts. Based on information gathered by police, Seward was arrested for dealing heroin.

Officers searched Seward's backpack and his pockets, locating and seizing a small amount of suspected methamphetamine, a prescription pill, and a syringe loaded with suspected heroin. Additionally, officers located and seized a stolen handgun in Seward's backpack.

Seward was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charge of Delivery of Heroin, Possession of Heroin, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Theft in the First Degree, Attempted Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of a Loaded Firearm, and Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Fourth Degree.