Traffic stop leads to 3 drug arrests

Keizer police arrested three individuals on drug-related charges after pulling over a driver spotted using his mobile phone Monday, Feb. 20. About 11:45 p.m., a Keizer officer pulled over a 1998 Buick Century with five occupants on Chemawa Road Northeast south of McLeod Lane Northeast. After speaking with the occupants, three arrests were made. Aubrey Jade Rose Crook-McCoy, 24, of Jefferson, Ore., was charged with unlawful possession of methamphetamine. Thomas Joseph Mendoza, 33, of Keizer, was charged with unlawful possession of methamphetamine, driving while suspended, driving uninsured and unlawful use of a telecommunications device. Brandon Scott Wilhite, 24, of...

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