Hermiston Police ID Suspected Chop Shop

Hermiston Police identify a suspected stolen vehicle chop shop following an investigation last night in the 1700 block of NE 2nd Street.

During their investigation, officers located a stolen 2002 GMC Envoy which was being dismantled.

The investigation resulted in the arrest of five people in three separate locations.  All of them face multiple charges stemming from possession of a stolen vehicle, unlawful possession of methamphetamine, unlawful use of a motor vehicle and criminal mischief in the first degree.

Several firearms were seized as evidence and police are continuing their investigation in regards to the firearms as well as locating other people of interest.