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OSP Traffic Stop Leads to 6 lbs. of Marijuana, Two Arrests - Interstate 5 near Azalea
Lieutenant Douglas Ladd
Oregon State Police - Roseburg
Office: (541) 440-3334

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Two men, one from Portland and the other from Junction City, were arrested by Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers Wednesday afternoon when an Interstate 5 traffic stop south of Canyonville led to the discovery of approximately six pounds of marijuana.
According to OSP Lieutenant Douglas Ladd, on April 1, 2009 at approximately 1:12 p.m. an OSP senior trooper stopped a rented 2009 Dodge sedan with two occupants for a traffic violation southbound Interstate 5 near milepost 88. Subsequent investigative efforts during the traffic stop led to the discovery of two suitcases in the trunk filled with approximately 6 pounds of marijuana packaged in mason jars. A drug detection canine assisted during the stop and discovery of marijuana valued at about $12,000.
Driver DUSTIN LEE MILLER, age 26, from Junction City, and passenger JOSH DAVID THOMAS HENDERSON, age 33, from Portland, were lodged in Douglas County Jail for Unlawful Manufacture, Possession, and Delivery of a Controlled Substance - Marijuana. Bail is initially set at $450,000 each.