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Trouper Discovers Drugs, Money, Gun On Traffic Stop
by Oregon State Media, Inc.
  Thursday April 27, 2017 - 1:45 PM
MEDFORD, Oregon - On Wednesday at about 5:20 PM, a State Trooper from the Central Point Area Command office stopped a 1999 Chevrolet for a traffic violation. This was on Tahoe on Interstate 5 near the Medford area in Jackson County.

The trooper reported later that he say what appeared to be criminal activity. He obtained consent to search the car and in the luggage area of the vehicle, found about 22 pounds of marijuana, 6.8 pounds of cocaine and over $6,700.00 in cash.

The driver, 38 year old Carlos Zavala FLORES of Juno, Alaska and the passenger, 27 year old Jorge Armando LOPEZ-VILLAREAL of California were arrested and taken to the Jackson County Jail on the following charges:

Possession of a Controlled Substance-Cocaine, Delivery of a Controlled Substance-Cocaine, Manufacturing of a Controlled Substance-Cocaine and Import/Export of Marijuana.

Photo: by Aubra Salt - The Oregon Herald

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