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OSP Traffic Stop Leads to Discovery of 8 lbs of Marijuana, Arrest of Boise, Idaho Man - Interstate 5 south of Roseburg
Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
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(503) 731-3020 ext. 247

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A Friday afternoon traffic stop by Oregon State Police (OSP) south of Roseburg led to the arrest of a Boise, Idaho man after the trooper found approximately 8 pounds of marijuana in the man's car. The OSP Drug Enforcement Section is continuing the investigation.

On March 23, 2012 at approximately 4:15 p.m. an OSP trooper stopped a 2004 Hyundai Accent displaying Idaho license plates northbound on Interstate 5 near milepost 116 for a traffic violation. The car's lone occupant was identified as ADAM D. JOHNSON, age 29, from Boise, Idaho.

Subsequent investigation with the assistance of an OSP drug detection canine led to the discovery in the car's trunk of approximately 8 pounds of marijuana in a box. Estimated value of the seized marijuana is $20,000.

JOHNSON was arrested without incident and lodged in the Douglas County Jail for Unlawful Possession and Delivery of a Controlled Substance - Marijuana.