Deputies: Woman suspected of selling drugs near school bus stop arrested

Deputies: Woman suspected of selling drugs near school bus stop arrested

CLALLAM COUNTY, Wash. — Officials with the Clallam County Sheriff's Office said a 53-year-old Forks woman was arrested Wednesday for selling methamphetamine and heroin within 150 feet of a school bus stop following a six-month investigation in the 400 block of Terra Eden Street.

Detectives began investigating the woman after getting information from multiple sources she was selling illegal narcotics, officials said.

Officials said during the investigation, confidential informants purchased drugs from the woman on two occasions. During one of the purchases, detectives said they observed elementary school kids getting off a bus near the suspect's house.

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At about 9:40 a.m. Wednesday, detectives said they served a warrant at the woman's home. The woman was arrested without incident.

During a search of the woman's home, detectives said they seized 17.57 grams of heroin, 3.5 grams of cocaine, 3 grams of methamphetamine, 35 suboxone strips, three oxycodone pills, $2,850 cash and scales and packaging.

The woman was booked into the Clallam County Jail on two counts to deliver a controlled substance (methamphetamine), one count to deliver a controlled substance (heroin) and delivery of controlled substances within 1,000 feet of a designated school bus stop, officials said.

The case was referred over to the County Prosecutor's Office.

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