2 arrested after cash, guns, drugs seized from Newport home

Giang Hoang Le (left) and Brittney Marie Wood (right). March 25, 2014. (Lincoln County Sheriff's Office)
Giang Hoang Le (left) and Brittney Marie Wood (right). March 25, 2014. (Lincoln County Sheriff's Office)

NEWPORT, Ore. (KOIN) — Authorities in Lincoln County arrested two people on Tuesday after seizing $20,000 in cash along with some guns and a small stash of heroin and methamphetamine.

LINT detectives seized $20,000 in cash, two guns and a small stash of heroin and methamphetamine from a home in Newport, March 25, 2014. (LINT)
LINT detectives seized $20,000 in cash, two guns and a small stash of heroin and methamphetamine from a home in Newport, March 25, 2014. (LINT)

Lincoln Inter-agency Narcotics Team (LINT) found the items after serving a search warrant in the 400 block of SW 7th Street in Newport.

Giang Hoang Le, 36, and Brittney Marie Wood, 24, were both arrested and are now in the Lincoln County Jail, according to police.

LINT detectives said over the past several months, they had received information that Le was selling drugs in the area and built a case up against him.

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