Date/Time of Release: 07/27/2011 - 09:00
Contact Person: Dwes Hutson
Contact Number: 541-440-4464
Subject: Traffic Stop Leads to Multiple Charges
Date/Time of Incident: 07/26/2011 - 03:35
Incident Location: Spring Street at Highway 101, Gardiner, Oregon
Case Number: 11-2738
Arrested: Ferguson, Samuel Dean / 26 yoa / Florence, OR
On July 26th, at about 0335 hours, a Sheriff's Deputy stopped a 1993 Honda Accord, driven by Samuel Ferguson, for traffic infractions. Ferguson was subsequently arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants.
Ferguson was found to be in possession of a pair of brass knuckles and a bullet that had been modified into a explosive device.
During a search of Ferguson's vehicle, deputies found Methamphetamine, packaging materials and a digital scale. They also recovered property that had been stolen in a residential burglary in Lane County. Deputies have contacted and are working with the Lane County Sheriff's Office.
Ferguson was lodged in the Douglas County Jail on Unlawful Possession and Distribution of Methamphetamine, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana, Unlawful Possession and Manufacturing of a Destructive Device, Carrying a Concealed Weapon and Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants.