On Monday, January 27, 2020 at approximately 0930 hrs. detectives assigned to the Central Oregon Drug Enforcement (CODE) team, along with assistance from the Oregon State Police, contacted and arrested Whitehorn, Hastings, and Atanacio during a traffic stop on U.S. Hwy 97 near mile marker 282, which is in Klamath County, OR.

The arrests were the result of a CODE team investigation into the illegal trafficking of commercial quantities of methamphetamine and heroin into the Central Oregon region over an extended period of time.  On this date, detectives had information that Whitehorn and Hastings were returning to the Central Oregon region.

Also: This recent drug arrest by Klamath Falls City P.D. removed 8lbs of meth from the streets on January 25th. A total of 12lbs of meth was removed from the streets in these two arrests.


During a search of the vehicle at the time of the stop, approximately four pounds of methamphetamine, a commercial quantity of heroin, two firearms, US Currency, scales, packaging materials and other evidence of the sales, manufacturing and distribution of methamphetamine and heroin were located.

Whitehorn, Hastings, and Atanacio were lodged at the Klamath County Adult Jail on the below listed charges.

Charges: 

Whitehorn:

  • PCS/MCS/DCS (heroin)
  • PCS/MCS/DCS (methamphetamine)
  • Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Hastings:

  • PCS/MCS/DCS (heroin)
  • PCS/MCS/DCS (methamphetamine)
  • Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Atanacio:

  • PCS/MCS/DCS (heroin)
  • PCS/MCS/DCS (methamphetamine)
  • Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Suspect Information:

Whitehorn

Todd Alan Whitehorn  30 year old Bend, OR resident

Hastings

Brandon Joel Hastings  40 year old Bend, OR resident

ATANACIO

Dolores Jasmine Atanacio  28 year old Anaheim, CA resident

The Central Oregon Drug Enforcement (CODE) team is a multi-jurisdictional narcotics task force supported by the Oregon-Idaho High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) program and the following Central Oregon law enforcement agencies:  Bend Police Department, Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office, Redmond Police Department,  Prineville Police Department, Crook County Sheriff’s Office, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Madras Police Department, Oregon State Police, Sunriver Police Department, Black Butte Police Department, United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Warm Springs Tribal Police Department, Deschutes, Crook, and Jefferson County District Attorney’s, and the Oregon National Guard.

The Oregon-Idaho HIDTA program is an Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) sponsored counterdrug grant program that coordinates and provides funding resources to multi-agency drug enforcement task forces to disrupt or dismantle local, multi-state and international drug trafficking organizations.

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