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OSP Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest of 2 Boise, ID Men, Seizure of 3 lbs of Marijuana - Highway 201N north of Ontario

January 25, 2013

Sergeant Kurt Marvin
Oregon State Police - Ontario
(541) 889-6469 ext 712

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Two men from Boise, Idaho were arrested Sunday afternoon when an Oregon State Police (OSP) trooepr stopped a vehicle on Highway 201N north of Ontario and discovered approximately 3 pounds of marijuana in their vehicle. OSP Drug Enforcement Section is continuing the investigation.

On January 20, 2013 at approximately 1:25 p.m., an OSP senior trooper stopped a vehicle for an unspecified traffic violation on Highway 201N north of Ontario. The 2003 Chrysler 300 was occupied by driver FLOYD FRYE, age 33, and passenger STEVEN DALE, age 32, both from Boise, Idaho.

Subsequent investigation during the traffic stop, with the assistance of an OSP drug detection canine that responded to the scene with its handler, led to the discovery of approximately 3 pounds of marijuana hidden inside the vehicle. Estimated value of the seized marijuana is $7,000.

FRYE and DALE were taken into custody without incident and lodged in the Malheur County Jail for Unlawful Possession and Distribution of a Controlled Substance - Marijuana.

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