While working at Woodland Hills Friday afternoon, an officer spoke with a driver who had dropped off a friend he knew only as Brian. The man was identified as Brian K. Lamp, 50, Boring Lane, who had outstanding warrants. He was taken into custody, and when officers searched him, reported finding he had in his possession two straws, one of which had white power residue inside. He was charged additionally with possession of drug paraphernalia.
An officer stopped a car after leaving the front of a known drug house and failing to use a turn signal. The driver, Matthew Ward, no age or address listed, was cited for the turn signal violation, and the officer reported that, inside the vehicle was found a pill crusher Ward said was used to crush Vicodin as well as a pop can with slits he reportedly said was used to smoke crack. Officers reported that Ward also admitted white powder found in the vehicle was crack cocaine. The items were sent for analysis with possible additional charges pending.
Kelly George, Crawford Avenue, reported a rental car keyed.
Jack Clutter reported a fence surrounding vending machines at the Broadway Wharf was cut and money taken from the machines.
An officer reported seeing a truck parked at a house on Dresden Avenue which had been recently raided by the drug task force and Drug Enforcement Administration, with the driver messing around the toolbox in the back. It was stopped for no turn signal after leaving and the driver, Mitchell Lacey, was cited for driving under suspension and no turn signal. Inside the toolbox, officers reported finding six syringes, two spoons and the bottoms of two pop cans they said were used to cook heroin. Lacey, no age or address listed, was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.