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OSP Traffic Stop Leads to Discovery of 10 lbs of Marijuana, Arrest of Wisconsin Man - Interstate 5 south of Roseburg
Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
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(503) 731-3020 ext. 247

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A Friday night traffic stop by Oregon State Police (OSP) south of Roseburg led to the arrest of a Wisconsin man after the trooper, with the help of a Douglas County Sheriff's Office drug detection canine, found approximately ten pounds of marijuana in the man's car. The OSP Drug Enforcement Section is continuing the investigation.
On March 23, 2012 at approximately 9:13 p.m. an OSP trooper stopped a 2006 Nissan Sentra displaying Wisconsin license plates northbound on Interstate 5 near milepost 109 for a speed violation. The car's lone occupant was identified as DENNIS A LEE II, age 47, from Sheboygan, Wisconsin.
Subsequent investigation with the assistance of a Douglas County deputy and drug detection canine led to the discovery in the car's trunk of approximately ten pounds of marijuana inside a duffel bag. Estimated value of the seized marijuana is $25,000.
LEE was arrested without incident and lodged in the Douglas County Jail for Unlawful Possession and Delivery of a Controlled Substance - Marijuana.