Seven arrested in Redmond drug bust

A monthlong drug-dealing investigation by the Central Oregon Drug Enforcement Team led to several arrests Thursday morning at a home in Redmond.

Police executed a search warrant on the home, located on Southwest 26th Street, around 6:45 a.m., according to a news release from CODE. Officers found six people inside, including one juvenile, who was taken into protective custody by the Department of Human Services. Another three people who showed up while police were executing the warrant were also detained, the release said.

Officials found methamphetamine, prescription pills, packaging material and drug paraphernalia during the search.

Eddie Engle, 46, was arrested on suspicion of possession, delivery and manufacturing of methamphetamine and frequenting a drug house. Christine Engle, 43, was arrested on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine and frequenting a drug house. Robert Edmondson, 22, was arrested on suspicion of possession and delivery of methamphetamine and frequenting a drug house. Nicholas Edmondson, 20, was arrested on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine and frequenting a drug house. Damion Lawson, 22, was arrested on suspicion of frequenting a drug house and for violating parole. James Griffin, 21, was arrested for violating parole and on an outstanding Deschutes County warrant. Kathleen Robertson, 19, was arrested on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine and frequenting a drug house.

All seven were lodged in the Deschutes County jail, while Sandra Ruybalid, 41, was cited for possession of a controlled substance.