Police: Man arrested with fentanyl pills, meth near Oregon City HS

Published: Mar. 24, 2023 at 12:08 PM PDT
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OREGON CITY, Ore. (KPTV) - A man was arrested after narcotics were found in his vehicle near Oregon City High School on Thursday, according to police.

Just before 6:30 p.m., officers were called out to a welfare check of a man, later identified as 25-year-old Taylor Thomas, inside a vehicle near Meyers Road and High School Avenue.

During the welfare check, police said an officer saw illegal drugs, drug paraphernalia, and packaging material inside Thomas’ vehicle. K-9 Grendel Von Schafer Weg checked the vehicle and alerted to narcotics.

Police said a full search of the vehicle led to the seizure of the following:

  • 20 rainbow M30 pills
  • About 0.4 ounces of methamphetamine
  • Fentanyl powder
  • Scale and packaging material
Rainbow M30 pills
Rainbow M30 pills(Oregon City Police Department)

Thomas was arrested and booked into the Clackamas County jail for attempted distribution of a controlled substance-meth within 1,000 feet of a school and attempted manufacture of a controlled substance/distribution of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school.

No other details about the investigation have been released at this time.