SHERWOOD, Ore. -- Two people were arrested after an officer making a traffic stop found drugs and a loaded gun in a Cadillac that made a wrong turn into Sherwood, police said.
The driver, Loren Dean Dowdy, 64, is a felon and also had a suspended license.
Officers found a loaded handgun under the passenger seat, according to Ty Hanlon with the Sherwood Police Department. Heroin and meth were also inside the vehicle, he said.
Dowdy was charged with possession, distribution and manufacture of drugs, felon in possession of a firearm and driving with a suspended license.
The passenger, Chelsea Lee Dennis, 21, was charged with possession, manufacture and distribution of drugs, and unlawful possession of a firearm.
Hanlon said the suspects had been living in a Portland-area hotel, but they were not from the area.
The duo told police they took a wrong turn and ended up in Sherwood.