Police: 5 arrested on drug charges, child taken from home

TOLEDO, Ore. -- An interagency narcotics team made a big big bust Wednesday, arresting 5 people and removing a child from a home where investigators say drugs were being sold.

The Lincoln Interagency Narcotics Team (LINT), with the assistance of Toledo Police Department, Oregon State Police and Newport Police Department, served a search warrant at a residence in the 600 block of SE 2nd Street in Toledo.

Officers say the search led to the seizure of methamphetamine, marijuana and other evidence related to the sale and use of illegal drugs.

Five adults were arrested and a minor child found living in the residence was removed and turned over to Oregon Department of Human Services, police said.

The five people arrested and lodged in the Lincoln County Jail were identified as Cynthia Marie Stafford, 37, James Earl Gillaspy, 41, Elena Rene Grewell, 26, Maston McMillan, 28, and Daniel Alvarez, 26.

Authorities charges Stafford and Gillaspy with unlawful manufacture, possession and delivery of meth and first degree child neglect.

The other three were charged with frequenting a place where controlled substances are sold.

The LINT Team is comprised of members from Oregon State Police, Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, Newport Police Department, and Lincoln City Police Department.

Anyone with information about this investigation or any other drug-related case are encouraged to call LINT at (541) 265-5354.