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Posted: Tuesday, Nov 27th, 2012

Man arrested for drugs, child neglect

A welfare check conducted by Lincoln County Sheriff's Deputy David Hawley at around 10 p.m. on Nov. 21 resulted in a man being arrested.

The deputy responded to a residence on Highway 34 east of Waldport, near milepost 3. According to a press release issued by the sheriff's office, Hawley found Addam D. Martin, 46, of Waldport, under the influence of methamphetamine and marijuana. It was also reported that Martin was not adequately supervising a 5-year-old child in his home.

The subsequent investigation revealed that Martin was in possession of meth and various drug paraphernalia, which were easily accessible to the child, according to the sheriff's office. It was also learned that Martin left the child unattended for an undisclosed amount of time. The child was later released to a legal guardian.

Martin was placed in custody at the scene and transported to the Lincoln County Jail without incident. He was charged with possession of meth, Child Neglect II and endangering the welfare of a minor. His bail was set at $80,000.

For the complete article see the 11-28-2012 issue.

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