Police: Three arrested after leaving behind heroin at Newport hotel
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.