OSP seizes $190,000 worth of meth - KPTV - FOX 12

OSP seizes $190,000 worth of meth

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ASHLAND, OR (KPTV) -

A speeding ticket turned into a possession charge on Interstate 5 near Ashland.

Thursday morning an Oregon state trooper pulled over a Nissan Altima for speeding. The driver, 28-year-old Jesus Flores, was headed northbound. 

After investigating the vehicle, the trooper found 12.5 pounds of methamphetamine hidden inside the car. OSP estimates the value of the meth to be about $190,000.

Flores was arrested on methamphetamine possession and distribution charges.

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