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March 2, 2013 at 11:43 AM

Oregon cops find 13 pounds of pot in car driven by Washington man

The Associated Press

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Oregon State Police say they found 13 pounds of marijuana in the trunk of a car driven by a Washington state man near Klamath Falls.

The driver, Samuel Alcalan of Yakima, was cited and released. One of his passengers, Mario Serrano-Lopez, of Wapato, was booked in the Klamath County Jail. Each faces one charge of unlawful possession and distribution of a controlled substance.

State police say a female passenger was released without being arrested or cited.

The three were stopped on Highway 97 near the north side of Klamath Falls on a traffic violation.

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