March 18, 2019
Writer/Contact: Pat Matlock, Chief Criminal Deputy
Pacific County Sheriff’s Office
(360) 875-9398 or email@example.com
Three Arrested For Distributing Methamphetamine from South Bend Residence
South Bend, WA. – On March 13th during the early morning hours, a narcotics related search warrant was served upon a residence located in the 300 block of Quincy Street. The warrant service was the result of a two month long narcotics investigation conducted by the Pacific County Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s Office was assisted with the service of the warrant by the South Bend and Raymond Police departments along with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
As a result of the investigation, a female identified as Amanda R. Williams, age 43 and a male subject identified as Karson C. Isaksen, age 18, were arrested at the scene without incident. A third male subject, identified as Tegan A. Tipler, age 18 was arrested later away from the scene. A search of the residence and property pursuant the warrant revealed digital scales commonly used to weigh narcotics, suspected methamphetamine and articles of drug paraphernalia.
During the two month long investigation, utilizing confidential informants, the Sheriff’s Office was able to conduct methamphetamine purchases from Williams, Isaksen and Tipler from the Quincy street address. Information obtained through investigative efforts points to Isaksen and Tipler distributing methamphetamine for Williams in her absence or at her request.
Amanda Williams was transported to the Pacific County Jail and booked on 4 counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance and Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver. She is being held on $ 75,000.00 bail. Karson Isaksen was transported to the Pacific County Jail and booked on 1 count of Delivery of a Controlled Substance, Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of a Dangerous Weapon. He is being held on $ 50,000.00 bail. Teagan Tipler was later arrested and transported to the Pacific County Jail and booked for Delivery of a Controlled Substance. He is being held on a $ 10,000.00 bail.