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Deputies search for man wanted on gun and drug charges

MATTAWA, Wash. - Grant County’s Interagency Narcotics Enforcement Team is searching for Rafael Rodriguez Portillo of Mattawa.

He is wanted on suspicion of drug trafficking and firearms charges.

Portillo is 46-years-old, stands 5’ 4” tall, weighs 140 lbs., and has black hair and brown eyes. 

On Wednesday, INET detectives and Mattawa Police served a search warrant on Portillo’s home at 103 Second Street in Mattawa.

Investigators say they recovered methamphetamine, a pistol with the serial number ground off, and a semi-automatic rifle.

Portillo, who was not at the home and is believed to be on the run.  He is a convicted felon and is not allowed to have guns.  

Anyone with information is asked to call 509-762-1160 or send an email to crimetips@grantcountywa.gov.

Tipsters can remain anonymous. 
 


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