On December 17, 2018 members of the Polk Interagency Narcotics Team (POINT) conducted an operation involving the wholesale distribution of methamphetamine in Polk County, Oregon. The investigation concluded in the parking lot of the Chevron gas station located at 5322 Salem-Dallas Highway. The operation resulted in the arrest of Carlos Delfin (DOB/ 2-16-1998) from Salem. Delfin was charged with Unlawful Possession and Delivery of a substantial quantity of methamphetamine as a result of the operation. Delfin was found to be in possession of 953.3 grams (2.1 pounds) of methamphetamine.
POINT was assisted in the operation by a K9 unit (Kyra) and handler, Deputy Druery, of the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office as well as deputies from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.
The Polk Interagency Narcotics Team is a cooperative effort by the Dallas Police Department, Monmouth Police Department, Independence Police Department, Oregon State Police, Polk County Sheriff’s Office and Polk County District Attorney’s Office. The mission of POINT is to directly impact the negative effects of unlawful activities involving controlled substances within all jurisdictions of the Polk County community.