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ORANGE COUNTY DIGEST

Anaheim : Police Arrest 18 in Drug Raid at Motel

September 15, 1986|Bill Billiter

Anaheim police arrested 18 people during a weekend drug raid on a motel, police said Sunday.

Lt. Marc Hedgpeth said the raid Saturday at the Siesta 7 Motel, 1821 S. Manchester Ave., followed tips that narcotics sales were occurring there.

Using undercover officers, police bought controlled substances from several people in the motel, Hedgpeth said. The Police Department also obtained search warrants for six rooms at the motel, he said.

Hedgpeth said that at 8 p.m. Saturday, combined units of Anaheim police and state Department of Corrections officers with search warrants arrested 14 men, three women and a 15-year-old girl.

The raiding officers also recovered two stolen vehicles parked at the motel, Hedgpeth said.

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