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Anacortes Police arrested two residents on drug charges and seized meth and heroin during a raid last Friday at a home on N Avenue, according to information released Tuesday morning.

Anacortes officers, along with APD Narcotics K-9, Xander, joined Detectives with the Skagit County Inter-local Drug Enforcement Unit (SCIDEU) and served a search warrant which resulted in the arrests and seizure, according to the news release.

The release said that probable cause had already existed for the arrest of one of the home’s occupants for controlled substance violations.

Once inside the residence, officers arrested a 23 year-old male for alleged controlled substance violations and his 25 year-old girlfriend. Both subjects were taken into custody without incident and transported to the Skagit County Jail.

The 23 year-old male is being held on multiple counts of possession of a controlled substance, delivery of a controlled substance, as well as a firearms violation. The 25 year-old female is being held on charges of possession with intent to deliver.

Officers also talked with two adult females in the residence who were later cleared and allowed to return to the home.

A subsequent search of the residence resulted in the seizure of methamphetamine and heroin.

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

4,122 Confirmed Skagit Cases
379 Total Cases in ZIP 98221

259 Hospitalizations
61 Deaths
7,743 Fully Vaccinated
26,198 Doses Given


319,498 Confirmed Cases Statewide
19,224 Hospitalizations

4,942 Deaths Statewide

Updated 6 pm, February 25, 2021.

County Map: Confirmed COVID-19 cases by ZIP code in Skagit County. Updated weekly.

Sources: Skagit County Public Health, Washington State Department of Health, New York Times

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