June 21 2018
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Tuesday June 21, officers assigned to the Central and North Precinct Street Crimes Units arrested 39-year-old Wesley Christopher Ferron for numerous drug charges and also seized several thousand dollars in suspected stolen bicycles and bike frames.
Ferron was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Delivery of Heroin, Possession of Heroin, Delivery of Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Oxycodone, Identity Theft, and Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.
Officers developed information that Ferron was involved in the distribution of heroin and methamphetamine in the City of Portland and developed probable cause to arrest him on Tuesday afternoon. Ferron was located and arrested in a homeless camp at Southeast 5th Avenue and Ivon Street.
After Ferron was arrested, officers located and seized small amounts of heroin, methamphetamine and oxycodone, as well as other drug-related paraphernalia. Officers also located approximately $5,000 to $6,000 in suspected stolen bicycles and bike frames, more than $1,200 cash and several small marijuana plants.
Officers will work to determine if owners can be located for the suspected stolen bicycles.