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Story by Larry Fitzpatrick - The Oregon Herald
Published on Wednesday January 12, 2011 - 1:46 PM
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SALEM - 31-year-old Michael Allen, of Sterling Heights, Mich has been arrested for possessing and distributing a controlled substance.

A search of the car turned up two duffel bags in the trunk whiich had been stuffed with the marijuana.

The suspect is now locked up in a Salem. Oregon State state police said a standard traffic violation led Trooper Eric Edelbrocka to stop a 2005 Volkswagen Jetta with Michigan license plates yesterday.

Officer Edelbrock said he noticed some evidence of criminal activity which led him to search the car to discover the 20 pounds of marijuana.