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Police: Meth, heroin, fake bills, guns, body armor seized in arrest of Keizer drug dealer

Posted June 29

— Drugs, guns, counterfeit money and body armor were seized in connection with a Keizer drug dealer's second arrest in the last nine months, according to police.

Keizer police conducted a traffic stop near the 300 block of Sunset Avenue North at noon Tuesday and took 32-year-old Clayton Lee Smith into custody.

Investigators said they had evidence Smith committed a number of drug offenses.

Officers said a small plastic bindle, packaging materials, cash, a used syringe and a .45 caliber bullet were in plain view inside the car.

Police said Smith is a felon previously convicted of a violent crime who was also arrested in September 2016 on charges including unlawful possession and delivery of heroin and methamphetamine.

As Smith was taken into custody, a search warrant was served at his house on the 3900 block of 5th Avenue North.

During the search, police said they recovered four long guns, body armor, 80 counterfeit $100 bills, 6.9 grams of cocaine, 3 grams of meth and 1 gram of heroin. Two of the guns were reported stolen out of Corvallis.

A search warrant was obtained for the 2002 BMW 525i that Smith was driving when he was taken into custody. Police said they found $5,400 in cash, 123 grams of heroin, 76.1 grams of meth, packaging materials and a loaded .45 caliber handgun in the car.

Smith was booked into the Marion County Jail on charges including theft, felon in possession of a firearm and unlawful delivery of heroin, cocaine and meth.

Police said there may be additional charges.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Officer Darsy Olafson at olafsond@keizer.org.

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