Bulletin Staff Report

Seven people were recently arrested in a drug bust in Prineville, the Central Oregon Drug Enforcement task force announced Friday.

Officers with several agencies on Wednesday searched a home on SE Sixth Street in Prineville.

During the bust, police allege Ronda Parras, 31, swallowed heroin to avoid getting caught. She was taken to St. Charles Prineville but fled the facility. She was captured a short time later by Crook County Sheriff’s deputies.

Ronda Parras was arrested on suspicion of manufacturing heroin, delivery of heroin and possession of heroin, as well as two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

Rudy Parras, 59, was arrested on suspicion of two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm, one count of altering identification of a firearm and possession of methamphetamine.

Ashley R. Luna, 29, was arrested on suspicion of possession of heroin.

Austen T. Minor, 21, was arrested on suspicion of possession of heroin.

Aleah J. Carter, 21, was arrested on a warrant from Crook County for a suspected parole violation.

Shannon L. Smith, 50, was arrested on suspicion of frequenting a place where controlled substances are bought or sold.

Devon G. Miles, 33, was arrested on suspicion of a probation violation.

Ronda Parras and Rudy Parras and Devon Miles are said to be residents of the house. The remainder were guests of the occupants.

The Department of Human Services assisted by ensuring the welfare of minors living in the home.

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