Ore. traffic stop yields 15 pounds of marijuana

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Associated Press

Posted on March 1, 2013 at 12:02 PM

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State Police say they found 15 pounds of marijuana valued at $35,000 when they stopped a Willits, Calif., man in a pickup truck for investigation of speeding on Interstate 5.

A trooper stopped Cesar Gonzalez-Rivas on Wednesday night in the Salem area. The pot was found in 15 one-pound bags.

The man was arrested for investigation of unlawful possession and distribution of a controlled substance.

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