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OSP Traffic Stop Leads to 8 lbs of Marijuana, Charges for Washington Man
11/28/2011
Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Public Information Officer
(503) 731-3020 ext. 247
gregg.hastings@state.or.us

An early Sunday morning traffic stop south of Roseburg led to the seizure of approximately 8 pounds of marijuana and pending charges for a Marysville, Washington man. Oregon State Police (OSP) Drug Enforcement Section is continuing the investigation.
 
On November 27, 2011 at approximately 12:25 a.m. an OSP trooper stopped a 1993 Honda Accord displaying Washington license plates for a speed violation northbound on Interstate 5 near milepost 120. The driver was identified as PAUL C. STRICKLIN, age 26, from Marysville, Washington.
 
Subsequent investigation related to the traffic stop led the trooper to discover approximately 8 pounds of marijuana inside two duffel bags in the car's trunk. Estimated value of the seized marijuana is $20,000.
 
STRICKLIN is facing charges in Douglas County Circuit Court for Unlawful Possession and Delivery of a Controlled Substance - Marijuana.