Oregon State Police charged five people with drug possession during traffic stops that discovered drugs in vehicles just south of Roseburg over the weekend.
Police found more than three pounds of methamphetamine and a pound of heroin in a pickup during a traffic stop near Roseburg Saturday, Dec. 8, resulting in the arrest of two men.
The traffic stop occurred at 2:30 p.m. Saturday eight miles south of Roseburg. Police pulled a 1998 GMC Sierra over for a traffic violation. Police searched the vehicle and found the drugs, which have an estimated street value of $66,000, OSP reported.
Feliciano Ayala-Cardenas, 31, of San Jose, Calif., and Sergio Gustazo Pineda-Villanueva, 23, of Aloha, were arrested on charges of delivery of a controlled substance and lodged in the Douglas County Jail.
A second traffic stop at 10 p.m. Sunday nine miles south of Roseburg resulted in the seizure of 16 pounds of marijuana, which has a street value of $30,000, OSP reported.
Belinda Orozco, 27, of Montesano, Wash., and Randolph Brown, 23, and Antwoin Brown, 22, both of Everett, Wash., were all cited for unlawful possession of marijuana and released.