Police arrest three in raid of homes.
Local, state and federal authorities raided six Eugene homes Wednesday morning and arrested three people associated with the Free Souls Motorcycle Club, Eugene police said.
Investigators seized a total of 10 stolen Harley Davidson motorcycles, motorcycle parts, guns, methamphetamine, marijuana, hashish oil, prescription drugs and other stolen items during the raids, which started about 3 a.m.
Jesse Stewart Copeland, 39, was cited on theft and drug crimes and released with an order to appear in court. Colin Reid McGregor, 52, was arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for illegally re-entering the country after having been deported following a felony conviction. He also faces potential theft and drug possession charges. Travis James Wigger, 34, also was arrested on theft and drug charges. McGregor and Wigger were being held in the Lane County Jail.
Police said Copeland and McGregor belong to the Free Souls club, and Wigger is a former member.
The search warrants were served at 5435 Cody Ave., 90614 Link Drive, 145 W. Hilliard Lane, 527 N. Garden Way, 75 Van Fossen Court and 29460 Awbrey Lane. SWAT teams from Eugene and Springfield police and Oregon State Police helped serve five of the warrants.
Members of the Eugene and Springfield police departments; the Lane County Sheriff's Office; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms; the Department of Homeland Security; and Immigration and Customs Enforcement were involved.
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|Publication:||The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)|
|Date:||May 3, 2007|
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