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Two caught in reported Sequim drug bust
On Feb. 2, the Olympic Peninsula Narcotics Enforcement Team assisted the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office with serving a search warrant at the Sequim home of Angelo Joseph Ciulla III and Jeffrey Joseph Wasnock.
Officers reportedly recovered about 1 pound, 3 ounces of suspected methamphetamine along with several guns at the house on Miller Road off South Sequim Avenue.
Wasnock, 30, was charged Feb. 5 with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of a short-barreled shotgun, possessing a stolen firearm and maintaining a vehicle or premise for drug trafficking, or in the alternative unlawful use of a building for drug purposes.
Ciulla, 36, was charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and maintaining a vehicle or premise for drug trafficking, or in the alternative unlawful use of a building for drug purposes.
Officers split into groups to surround and search the building while detaining both suspects.
Ciulla was found and detained in his room where officers also allegedly found 57 grams of white powder that field tested positive for methamphetamine.
As officers moved toward the master bedroom, Wasnock allegedly fled through its window but was detained by officials who had surrounded the home.
Officials reported finding one ounce of suspected methamphetamine prepackaged for sale and a handgun in his closet. They also reportedly found several more handguns, an assault rifle, ballistic vests and a shotgun with a 13.5-inch barrel.
The investigators also reported finding an additional pound of suspected methamphetamine.
Wasnock and Ciulla are in the Clallam County Correctional Facility awaiting their arraignments. Each is being held on $50,000 bail and if released, must remain in their home between the hours of 8 p.m.-6 a.m. and to stay in western Washington.