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Deputies: Three arrested at Oak Grove home full of stolen property

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Amanda McFarland, booking photo Amanda McFarland, booking photo
Dan Wolf, booking photo Dan Wolf, booking photo
Shane Roundy, booking photo Shane Roundy, booking photo
OAK GROVE, OR (KPTV) -

Clackamas County deputies on Monday arrested three people at a home where deputies said they found a cache of stolen property.

Deputies said they'd had their eyes on the home in the 5000 block of El Centro Way for a while after neighbors called to complain.

After months of investigating, deputies were able to get a warrant to search the home.

Deputies said they found a wide variety of stolen items inside, including:

  • A former sailor's bag and uniforms
  • A coin-operated carousel
  • An electric pottery wheel
  • A chainsaw

Deputies said they also found dozens of bikes in various stages of assembly, leading them to believe they were stolen as well, but because their serial numbers weren't recorded, deputies weren't able to reunite them with their owners.

Deputies arrested Amanda McFarland, Dan Wolf and Shane Roundy in connection with the stolen property. Theft charges will be forwarded to the Clackamas County District Attorney's Office.

As many as a dozen people live at the home, some whom told FOX 12 they had no idea the items were stolen.

The residents said the house is a place where people experiencing homelessness go to get off the streets, and the group of 8 to 12 people holds weekly garage sales to make rent money.

They said they try their best to make sure they aren't selling stolen property, but it's sometimes hard to tell.

Resident Daniel McElmoyl said he and the other residents want to apologize to neighbors and any victims, and they're working on a plan to leave the neighborhood.

"Our plan is to clean this house up, remodel it, flip it, and hope to buy a place that's not in such a nice community or retirement community like this," McElmoyl said. "These people don't deserve it and we apologize deeply to the people that live in this community."

Much of the stolen property has since been returned to its rightful owners.

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