Thurston County Narcotics Task Force

News Media Articles

From time to time, we will post pertinent news media articles and links to other sites with articles regarding the narcotics trafficking problems locally and otherwise, the purpose being to help inform the public about this growing problem.

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Meth Monster Web Site

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Detectives Seize Meth Worth $180,000
The Olympian, April 28, 2011

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Drugs That are Dyed Surface
The Olympian, April 2, 2010

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Drug Ring Leader Found Guilty
The Olympian, November 6, 2009

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Four Face Pot, Weapons Charges after Bust in Rochester
The Olympian, October 30, 2009

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Heroin Overdoses on Rise
The Olympian, August 23, 2009

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5 Arrested in Federal Drug Busts
The Olympian, February 25, 2009

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Police Arrest 2 Men Who Allegedly Arranged to Purchase Oxycontin
The Olympian, February 20, 2009

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Prescription Abuse Must Be Stopped
The Olympian, January 25, 2009

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The fight Against OxyContin Abuse
The Olympian, January 18, 2009

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Marijuana, Weapons Seized During Bust
The Olympian, November 7, 2007

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Aroma Therapy Oil or Steriods?
Posted September 20, 2007

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Neighbors' Complaints Lead to Drug Arrests in Hawks Prairie
The Olympian, September 13, 2007

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Imported Meth the Newest Threat in County Drug War
The Olympian, June 27, 2007

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County Task Force Cracks Down on Ecstasy
The Olympian, June 26, 2007

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Vehicles Seized in Ecstasy, Pot Probe
The Olympian, December 5, 2006

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Police Raid Net Narcotics, Guns
The Olympian, December 2, 2006

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Fewer Meth Labs Found in County
The Olympian, August 10, 2006

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8 Labs Await Cleanup in County
The Olympian, August 10, 2006

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Suspected South Sound Meth Kingpin Arrested
The Olympian, August 10, 2006

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Police Seize House Alleged to be Drug Den
The Olympian, February 8, 2006

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Drug Detectives Carry Off 90-pound Mushroom Crop
The Olympian, October 29, 2005

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Pot Operation Rooted Out in Capitol Forest
The Olympian, October 14, 2005

The Thurston County Narcotics Task Force is a multi-jurisdictional partnership between the Lacey Police Department, the Olympia Police Department, the Tumwater Police Department, the Thurston County Sheriff's Office, the Thurston County Prosecutor's Office, the Washington State Patrol, and the Washington State National Guard.