On Tuesday, June 20th, 2023, at approximately 11:13 p.m., members of the Klamath Falls Police Department conducted a traffic stop on Crater Lake Parkway near Herbert Street, in Klamath Falls. The driver of the vehicle was identified as 62-year-old Theodore Wallace Denton.
Denton was found to have an outstanding felony warrants as a result of an investigation conducted by Basin Interagency Narcotics Team-BINET. Denton was arrested without incident and his vehicle was towed from the scene.
BINET executed a search warrant on Denton’s vehicle which uncovered 1,512 grams of methamphetamines, along with narcotics packaging and scales. Also discovered inside was a .22 caliber handgun with an attached silencer and body armor.
Denton was lodged at the Klamath County Jail on his warrants and additionally charged with Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Felon in Possession of Body Armor, Unlawful Possession of a Silencer, Possession of a Controlled Substance and Attempted Delivery of a Controlled Substance.