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Thousands of fentanyl pills, meth, and weapons seized in Lynnwood arrest

LYNNWOOD, Wash., July 3, 2023—Deon Dwayne Coates, 46, was arrested in Lynnwood on multiple counts of manufacturing and delivery with intent to sell illegal drugs and the unlawful possession of a firearm at approximately 4:30 a.m., Thursday, June 29,

Seattle Police Narcotics detectives, in partnership with Homeland Security Investigations, on June 29, arrived in Lynnwood with a warrant to arrest Coates on suspicion of trafficking narcotics in the Seattle and Northgate area. Homeland Security is in partnered with the Assistant U.S Attorney’s office to potentially file federal charges for similar crimes throughout the state of Washington and Montana.

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Items seized during the search warrant of Deon Dwayne Coates, who was arrested on multiple counts of manufacturing and delivery of illegal drugs in Lynnwood on June 29, 2023. SOURCE: Seattle Police Department.

During the arrest, law enforcement recovered the following during the service of the warrant:

  • Fentanyl Powder – 2.17 pounds
  • Methamphetamine – 1 pound
  • Cocaine – ¼ pound
  • Approximately 7,000 Fentanyl pills
  • Two sets of body armor
  • Three semi-automatic handguns
  • Ammunition
  • High-capacity rifle magazines

According to the Snohomish County Jail Roster, Coates was charged with UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF FIREARM 1, MFG-DEL AMPHET-METHAMPHET (W-INTENT) [AMPHET-SELL], MFG-DEL SCH I-II-NARC-SCH IV-FLN (W-INTENT) [COCAINE-DERIV-SELL], and MFG-DEL AMPHET-METHAMPHET (W-INTENT) [AMPHET-SELL]; each a Class B Felony of up to 10 years in prison and/or a fine of up to $20,000. Coates posted bond of $250,000 on July 2 and according to court documents, is no stranger to the law.

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Deon Dwayne Coates, arrested on multiple counts of manufacturing and delivery of illegal drugs in Lynnwood on June 29, 2023. SOURCE: Snapshot from the Snohomish County Jail Roster.

2 thoughts on “Thousands of fentanyl pills, meth, and weapons seized in Lynnwood arrest

  • Snohomish county jail sorry about that

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  • You spent all this time writing an article about somebody selling drugs to people that want to buy drugs but you don’t post a single article about the rapists that are in summit county jail on $100,000 bales or million dollar bills why don’t you look up Mason m Kim and Darren Curtis Holmes on the Snohomish county jail registry and make an article about them you know people that are actually hurting people

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