Kittitas County Sheriff: Joint FBI and Sheriff's Investigation Results In Arrest Of Cle Elum Resident
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Joint FBI and Sheriff's Investigation Results In Arrest Of Cle Elum Resident
Kittitas County, WA -09/16/2013 - Shortly after midnight on 9/14/2013, 46 years old Justin Lee Orstad of Cle Elum was taken into custody on a Federal Warrant following a 2 1/2 month investigation by the FBI and the Kittitas County Sheriff's Office. Orstad is facing local and Federal charges including conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.
The Sheriff's Office, Major Crimes Unit and the Pro Act team worked closely with the FBI and Central the Nebraska Drug and Safe StreetsTask Force to apprehend Mr. Orstad. On Friday September 13th 2013 at 1130 hours the Sheriff's Pro Act Team and FBI agents attempted the arrest warrant to coincide with multiple arrests being made by FBI and task force members in Nebraska. Mr. Orstad was not located at that time but was later taken into custody early Saturday morning by Kittitas County Deputies.
Mr. Orstad is also being charged with multiple counts child pornography.He was booked into the Kittitas County Corrections Center and later picked up by the FBI for appearence in Federal Court.