An Oregon State Police (OSP) traffic stop Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 84 near Ontario led to the arrest of an Aloha, Oregon man after a trooper discovered over 10 lbs of marijuana inside the vehicle. OSP Drug Enforcement Section is continuing the investigation.
On February 1, 2012 at approximately 2:03 p.m. an OSP senior trooper stopped a 1996 Cadillac displaying Oregon license plates for a speed violation eastbound on Interstate 84 near milepost 376. The driver was identified as Andrew Douglas Rose-Gonzalez, age 26, from Aloha.
Subsequent investigation during the traffic stop led to the discovery of over 10 lbs of marijuana concealed inside the car’s trunk. Estimated value of the seized marijuana is $25,000.
Rose-Gonzalez was arrested and lodged in the Malheur County Jail for Unlawful Possession, Distribution, and Manufacture of a Controlled Substance – Marijuana.
News Release and Photo from: Oregon State Police