Portland man, 40, wanted in federal drug, firearm offenses arrested in Las Vegas – The Oregonian

Issac_Symone_Harden_Sr_40.jpgIsaac Symone Harden, Sr.Portland Police Bureau

A 40-year-old Portland man wanted by the FBI as part of a federal indictment involving drug trafficking, money laundering and firearm offenses has been arrested in Las Vegas.

Portland police said that Isaac Symone Harden, Sr. was taken into custody on Wednesday by the FBI and members of the Las Vegas Criminal Apprehension Team.

In January, police fanned out across the Portland metro area looking for Harden Sr. and others named in the indictment. They later learned he was hiding out in Las Vegas with members of the Bloods gang, according to a news release.

He faces allegations of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with the intent to distributed cocaine, possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, felon in possession of a firearm and conspiracy to commit money laundering.

Harden is currently in U.S. Marshals custody in the detention center in Clark County, Nevada awaiting extradition to Oregon.

— Lynne Terry

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