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Tacoma man, 25, busted in Oregon with 102 pounds of marijuana

Post by Joyce Chen on July 20, 2010 at 5:51 pm with 2 Comments »
July 20, 2010 5:51 pm

A 25-year-old Tacoma man driving a truck carrying over 100 pounds of marijuana was arrested by Oregon State Police early Tuesday.

The man was stopped on northbound Interstate 5 near Medford, Ore. around 4:30 a.m. for a speeding violation. Troopers searched the 2005 GMC pickup and discovered about 102 pounds of marijuana hidden under a blanket in the pickup’s back seat, according to a news release. The estimated value of the seized marijuana is over $250,000.

The suspect and his passenger, a 23-year-old man from Brentwood, Calif., were arrested and booked into the Jackson County Jail on suspicion of unlawful possession, distribution and manufacture of a controlled substance.

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Leave a comment Comments → 2
  1. ufc_fighter says:

    Throw the book at him, judge.

  2. decomposing1 says:

    Yawn, besides the obvious danger in speeding did he hurt anybody? Didn’t think so. Hey UFC punch yourself in face, that would be news.

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