Trooper finds 57 pounds of pot during traffic stop

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Oregon State Police say a California man was arrested after a trooper discovered 57 pounds of marijuana concealed in a rental car.

According to Lt. Gregg Hastings, the trooper stopped the car for speeding on Highway 97 north of Klamath Falls. The trooper then discovered the marijuana concealed in the trunk.

The driver was identified as William I. Anderson, 24, of Chico, Calif.

He was charged with unlawful possession and delivery of a controlled substance. He was bailed out of the Klamath County Jail and has an initial court appearance scheduled for June 26.

The marijuana is valued at $142,500.

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