Feb. 1, 2024 – Police had a search warrant on the defendants’ motel room and two trucks. They located and took eight 55-gallon barrels containing approximately 370 gallons of a liquid narcotic weighing 1.4 metric tons, according to Washington County Sheriff’s Office narcotics room.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office-District of Oregon said four suspected drug traffickers are facing federal charges Thursday after they were caught transporting near 370 gallons of liquid heroin.

Police said 44-year-old Marco Antonio Magallon, 26-year-old Luis Deleon Woodward, 25-year-old Jorge Luis Amador and 32-year-old Santos Alisael Aguilar Maya have ties to a Mexico-based transnational criminal organization. They have all been charged with conspiracy to distribute and posses with intent to distribute heroin and possess with intent to distribute heroin.