Police: Three arrested after leaving behind heroin at Newport hotel

Erin Elizabeth Mesa and Gregory Handsaker (Newport Police Department)

Newport Police said they arrested three people after they allegedly left heroin at a hotel room.

Police were called to the room at 306 N Coast Highway Monday. Officers working undercover quickly found the car the guests had been using, and saw the suspects sell drugs.

Using a search warrant, police found large amounts of heroin, meth, packaging materials, digital scales, paraphernalia and cash inside the car.

Erin Elizabeth Mesa, 31; Jeremy Emmett Sweet, 26; and Gregory Joseph Handsaker, 28 were arrested at the scene on various drug charges.

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