HILLSBORO, Ore.- On May 28, 2020, a Washington County jury found Jose Luis Nava-Diaz guilty of unlawful delivery of methamphetamine and unlawful possession of methamphetamine. On June 1, 2020, Judge Eric Butterfield sentenced the defendant to 115 months in prison. Deputy District Attorney Jason Ring prosecuted the case against Mr. Nava-Diaz.

On January 23, 2020, the defendant was stopped by deputies with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office as he exited a vehicle at the Elmonica MAX Station in Beaverton, Oregon. Investigators with the Westside Interagency Narcotics Team (WIN) identified the defendant as being involved in the illegal distribution of narcotics. Deputies located approximately six pounds of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia during their search. The defendant was then taken into custody.

Investigators subsequently obtained a search warrant for the defendant’s home. There they found an additional four ounces of methamphetamine.

The Washington County District Attorney’s Office acknowledges the work of the WIN team and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office on this case.

Mr. Nava-Diaz will be transferred to the Oregon Department of Corrections to begin serving his sentence.

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Stephen Mayer
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June 05, 2020