Guns, drugs, money recovered after PPB North Park mission

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Cash, guns, crack cocaine and fentanyl found when police arrested Randy English and Demetrius Bland in the North Park Blocks of Portland, November 16, 2021 (PPB)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – Portland police arrested two suspected of multiple drug and firearm crimes while conducting a mission Tuesday to address criminal activity in the North Park Blocks area.

After receiving complaints about rampant crime, officers were investigating the area when they noticed a high-volume of drug activity near a tent.

Officers seized three guns, 91.1 grams of fentanyl pills, 22 grams of crack cocaine, suspected stolen property, and $1,243 from the tent.

Randy English, left, Demetrius Bland, November 16, 2021 (Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office)

The suspects were identified as 34-year-old Randy English and 32-year-old Demetrius Bland who both face charges of felon in possession of a firearm, along with distributing and possessing a controlled substance.

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