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Two Arrested Following Cocaine Seizure During Traffic Stop south of Canyonville
Sergeant Steve Mitchell
Oregon State Police - Roseburg
Office: (541) 440-3347

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Oregon State Police (OSP) arrested a Portland-area man and Vancouver-area man last Thursday during a traffic stop on Interstate 5 about six miles south of Canyonville when a trooper found approximately 1/3 lb. of cocaine in their vehicle. The arrest came during the final days of the latest "Click It or Ticket" campaign as police around Oregon were stepping up enforcement of safety restraint and child safety seat laws.
On September 18, 2008 at approximately 7:42 a.m. an OSP senior trooper stopped a 2006 Hyundai driven by PARIS DESCHONN PERRANTES, age 42, from Vancouver, Washington for an unsafe lane change and following too closely behind another vehicle northbound on Interstate 5 near milepost 92. Subsequent to the stop, approximately 1/3 lb. of cocaine, an ecstasy tablet and other drug paraphernalia was found inside the vehicle leading to the arrest of both occupants. An OSP drug detection canine assisted during the stop.
PERRANTES and passenger ROY HERBERT JONES III, age 27, from Portland, were lodged in Douglas County Jail for Unlawful Possession, Distribution and Manufacturing a Controlled Substance – Cocaine, and one count of Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance – Ecstasy.
Estimated value of the seized cocaine is approximately $5,000.