Marcola, Ore. – On Sunday 02/13/22, a Lane County Sheriff’s deputy patrolling Marcola Rd. spotted a truck that matched the description of one that had been recently stolen from the Junction City area.
The deputy turned behind the truck and activated his emergency lights as the truck turned into a driveway on Old Mohawk Rd. The deputy was able to confirm that the truck was the stolen truck from Junction City and took the driver, 35 year old RICKEY LEE JR DRUMMOND, into custody.
In the truck the deputy discovered stolen property including mail, identification and checks from over 35 different victims spanned across the counties of Lane, Linn, Benton, and Marion. Some of the checks appeared to have been fraudulently altered.
The investigating deputy has been in contact with many of the victims and developed additional probable cause to arrest Drummond for charges related to the stolen mail and altered checks.
Drummond was lodged at the Lane County Jail on charges related to the vehicle and mail thefts.
LCSO Case #22-0907
(information directly from LCSO)