Meth seizure and arrest

Douglas Interagency Narcotics Team (DINT)

On Tuesday, March 19th, 2019, DINT Detectives arrested 47 year old Joseph Paul Minnick, of Winston.  Minnick has been the subject of an ongoing investigation regarding drug activity.

At approximately 11:00 AM, DINT Detectives requested the help of the Roseburg Police Department to effect a traffic stop on a brown Toyota pickup operated by Minnick.  A traffic stop was made on Stewart Parkway near Airport Road in Roseburg.  DINT also requested the help of the Roseburg Police Department's drug detection K-9, "Trapper".  

Officer Derrick responded to the scene and deployed Trapper to the vehicle.  Trapper alerted to the presence of narcotics in the vehicle.  Detectives located over a half pound of methamphetamine, as well as other drug paraphernalia in the vehicle.  

Minnick was lodged at the Douglas County Jail on charges of Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine, and Unlawful Delivery of Methamphetamine.  

Another great seizure of drugs taken off the streets with the help of Trapper.