Text Size:   A+ A- A   •   Text Only
Find     
Site Image
News
OSP Traffic Stop Leads to Over 10 lbs of Marijuana, Arrest of Aloha Man - Interstate 84 near Ontario
02/02/2012
Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Public Information Officer
(503) 731-3020 ext. 247
gregg.hastings@state.or.us

Photograph links valid 30 days - Sources:
Malheur County Sheriff's Office
http://www.flashalertnewswire.net/images/news/2012-02/1002/51367/Rose-Gonzalez.JPG
Oregon State Police
http://www.flashalertnewswire.net/images/news/2012-02/1002/51367/020112.i84mp376.mj.JPG
 
An Oregon State Police (OSP) traffic stop Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 84 near Ontario led to the arrest of an Aloha, Oregon man after a trooper discovered over 10 lbs of marijuana inside the vehicle. OSP Drug Enforcement Section is continuing the investigation.
 
On February 1, 2012 at approximately 2:03 p.m. an OSP senior trooper stopped a 1996 Cadillac displaying Oregon license plates for a speed violation eastbound on Interstate 84 near milepost 376. The driver was identified as ANDREW DOUGLAS ROSE-GONZALEZ, age 26, from Aloha.
 
Subsequent investigation during the traffic stop led to the discovery of over 10 lbs of marijuana concealed inside the car’s trunk. Estimated value of the seized marijuana is $25,000.
 
ROSE-GONZALEZ was arrested and lodged in the Malheur County Jail for Unlawful Possession, Distribution, and Manufacture of a Controlled Substance – Marijuana.