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OSP Traffic Stop Leads to Over 20 lbs. of Marijuana, Arrest of Spokane, Washington Man
Sergeant Paul Collinsworth
Oregon State Police - Bend
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Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
Oregon State Police
A Spokane, Washington man was arrested by Oregon State Police (OSP) Friday after a traffic stop nine miles south of Madras revealed over 20 1/2 lbs. of marijuana concealed in his vehicle.
On October 22, 2010 at approximately 2:16 p.m. an OSP trooper stopped a 2002 Mercury Cougar sedan displaying Washington license plates northbound on Highway 97 near milepost 107 for failure to maintain a lane of travel. The vehicle's driver was identified as RYAN MICHAEL BULEY, age 25, from Spokane, Washington.
Subsequent investigation led the trooper to discover approximately 20 1/2 lbs. of marijuana concealed within his vehicle with an estimated value of $50,000.
BULEY was arrested and lodged at the Jefferson County Jail pending a court appearance on the following charges:
  • Unlawful Possession and Delivery of Marijuana
  • Unlawful Manufacturing of a Controlled Substance