2 state men caught with 45 pounds of pot

  • Sat Apr 19th, 2014 1:42pm
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Associated Press

MEDFORD, Ore. — Oregon State Police in southern Oregon have arrested two Washington state men accused of hauling about 45 pounds of marijuana and a small amount of hashish as they drove north on I-5.

State police say a trooper stopped their station wagon late Thursday night for a speeding violation.

KDRV-TV reported that police estimate the value of the drugs at more than $110,000.

Police say Ryan Longley, 23, of Lake Tapps and Coty Hammond, 22, of Spanaway, were booked into the Jackson County Jail for investigation of felony unlawful possession and delivery of marijuana.