On July 28th 2015 Lincoln City Police Department detectives executed a narcotics related search warrant at 5354 NE Logan Road in Lincoln City. The warrant execution stemmed from an investigation into the trafficking of illegal narcotics in the Lincoln City area as well as the possession of stolen property.
During a search of the residence investigators located evidence including a quantity of suspected heroin, drug use paraphernalia and evidence related to the trafficking of both heroin and methamphetamine as well as reported stolen property.
Arrested in connection with the investigation was Darren Lee Taylor, (34), of Lincoln City. Taylor was charged with Manufacture, Delivery and Possession of Heroin and Manufacture and Delivery of Methamphetamine.
Taylor was also charged with Theft in the Second Degree, Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree and Unlawful Entry into a Motor Vehicle in connection with damage to and items stolen from that vehicle, which was broken into during the night of July 24th, 2015.
On July 31st, 2015 LCPD detectives executed an additional search warrant at a residence located 110 Lincolnshire Street in Lincoln Beach. During this warrant execution additional reported stolen property was recovered and linked to additional investigations in which Taylor is a suspect.