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October 21 2020
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Investigation ends with 4 men arrested on drug related charges
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SALEM, Oregon - After a 4-month drug investigation, 4 men are sheduled to appear in court today on charges of possessing and delivering methamphetamine. Police described the men as middle to upper level suppliers of methamphetamine in Marion County. The investigation revealed that the drugs they sold were imported from California.

Search warrants were served at the residences of two of the suspects. They included a townhome on Hawthorne Avenue NE and an apartment on Falcon View Way NE, both in Salem. Detectives seized a loaded handgun, 1.8 pounds of methamphetamine (with a street value of $65,000) and $44,424.00 in cash.

The suspects remain in the Marion County Jail, and are due in court at 8:30am, December 2nd.

They are identified as:

Jose Clemente Duarte-Fuentes, 32, of Salem, charged with 7 counts of Delivery of Methamphetamine and 2 counts of Delivery within 1000' of a School. His bail is $1,000,000.

Olegario Haro-Gutierrez, 43, of Salem, charged with 5 counts of Delivery of Methamphetamine and 3 counts of Delivery within 1000' of a School. His bail is set at $1,000,000.

Clemente Vazquez-Almanza, 31, of Keizer, charged with 1 count of Delivery of Methamphetamine and 1 count of Delivery within 1000' of a School. He is being held without bail and has a hold placed on him by U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement.

Crisanto Cervantez-Vazquez, 39, of Salem, charged with 1 count of Delivery of Methamphetamine. He is also being held without bail and also has a hold placed on him by U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement.

This multi-agency investigation involved law enforcement officers from the Drug Enforcement Administration, Oregon State Police, Salem Police Department, Keizer Police Department and the Oregon Department of Justice.