A Clatsop County Drug Task Force investigation has led to the arrest of Casey Dwayne Hampton (DOB: 11/07/73) and James Richard Mcguire (DOB: 07/11/69) on drug related charges as well as outstanding warrants Friday morning.
Hampton was the target of a previous heroin trafficking investigation involving the Clatsop County Drug Task Force and the Pacific County Drug Task Force resulting in his arrest in Pacific County on 06/29/12. Detectives received information Hampton had since relocated to Clatsop County where he resumed his heroin trafficking.
Drug Task Force Detectives with the assistance of Clatsop County Sheriff's Deputies executed a search warrant on the residence located at 1729 5th Street in Astoria. Within the residence, detectives located methamphetamine, pills, heroin, syringes, scales, drug records, packaging material and cash. Hampton and Mcguire were also located in the residence. Both subjects were arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance Heroin and outstanding warrants.
Hampton and Mcguire were lodged at the Clatsop County Jail.