Grant County Sheriff's Office press release:
Grant County’s Interagency Narcotics Enforcement Team worked the Sasquatch Music Festival at the Gorge May 31 through June 2. INET investigated drug violations occurring in the campground adjacent to the concert venue.
Throughout the weekend INET partnered with several agencies and undercover agents buying and/or seizing various drugs ranging from several pounds of marijuana and marijuana edibles to over 100 doses of ecstasy and LSD.
At least eight people were arrested and over 13 search warrants were served, resulting in over 40 felony charge requests and the civil seizure of three vehicles and over $20,000 in cash.
“INET and their partners work to keep the Gorge safe for all concertgoers,” said Sheriff Tom Jones. “INET’s work is valuable in stopping major drug activity in Grant County, and I am proud of the work they do.”
Supervised by the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, INET is comprised of detectives from the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, Moses Lake Police, Quincy Police and the Washington State Patrol.