HPD Arrests 2 Men on Drug Charges


Two Pendleton men face drug charges after their arrest in Hermiston Saturday evening.

The Hermiston Police Department received a call around 6:20 p.m. on Saturday about two men acting suspicious in the 800 block of South Highway 395. After arriving at the location, a Hermiston police officer found Christian D. Leach, 30, and J. Maston Wornell, 34.

A subsequent investigation led to Leach being charged with unlawful possession of methamphetamine, unlawful delivery of methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a school, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was also arrested on a felony parole violation warrant.

Both were lodged at the Umatilla County Jail in Pendleton.