STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Springfield man arrested on felony drug charges

Police stopped a man accused of transporting drugs on Tuesday and identified his passenger as a woman wanted on multiple warrants.

Posted: Nov 13, 2019 11:05 AM

EUGENE, Ore. – Police stopped a man accused of transporting drugs on Tuesday and identified his passenger as a woman wanted on multiple warrants.

Eugene police stopped Tanner Barcala, 23, of Springfield at about 5 p.m. at 5th Avenue and Adams Street. He was driving a Ford mustang.

Springfield’s police dog unit responded to assist with the investigation and helped locate large amounts of illegal drugs in the car, police said.

The passenger was Megan Keller, 28, of Eugene. Police said she is wanted on three warrants for her arrest.

Keller was taken to the hospital by medics and cited for tampering with physical evidence.

Barcala was arrested and taken to the Lane County Jail. He faces felony charges for unlawful possession of heroin and cocaine.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 30801

Reported Deaths: 526
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Multnomah6818130
Marion444790
Washington428958
Umatilla291341
Clackamas225661
Malheur152723
Jackson10394
Lane96415
Deschutes76912
Yamhill73814
Jefferson5138
Polk50215
Morrow4886
Lincoln47213
Linn46613
Union4352
Benton2856
Klamath2732
Hood River2450
Wasco2343
Douglas2093
Josephine1832
Columbia1541
Coos1380
Clatsop1170
Baker902
Crook601
Tillamook480
Lake280
Wallowa281
Curry270
Sherman180
Harney120
Gilliam80
Grant80
Unassigned00
Wheeler00
Eugene
Few Clouds
49° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 49°
Corvallis
Overcast
50° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 50°
Roseburg
Clear
53° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 53°
North Bend
Overcast
52° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 52°
KEZI Radar
KEZI Temperatures
KEZI Planner

LATEST FORECAST

Community Events