Neighborhood Easter egg hunt interrupted by massive drug bust

SALMON CREEK, Wash. (KOIN) — A neighborhood Easter egg hunt in Washington state was marred by the threat of violence and a police response that found an unlicensed marijuana business and $108,000.

The incident began around 6 p.m. in the Salmon Creek neighborhood, Clark County Sheriff’s Office said, when a man ran into the neighborhood screaming his roommate was going to shoot him.

When police responded, they found a pot operation in a home at 13318 NE 3rd Court. Authorities said they found more than 45 pounds of pot and $100,000 in cash during a search. They also seized five vehicles believed involved in the business.

“It smelled like marijuana,” neighbor Breein Scarlett said. “Overpowering smells.”

It’s believed the business was delivering pot throughout the U.S.

Three people were arrested: Charles J. Yorkovich, 24, Joseph E. Sullivan, 24, and Jordan M. Long, 27. All are from Vancouver.

Yorkovich faces a charge of possession with intent to deliver, while Sullivan and Long were booked on felony drug warrants from Missouri.

The investigation continues.

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