OSP seizes 14 pounds of pot during traffic stop near Wilsonville - KPTV - FOX 12

OSP seizes 14 pounds of pot during traffic stop near Wilsonville

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Saint Tito Michael Shortland Saint Tito Michael Shortland
WILSONVILLE, OR (KPTV) -

An Oregon State Police (OSP) trooper found 14 pounds of marijuana inside a Washington man's car during a traffic stop near Wilsonville early Wednesday morning, investigators said.

The trooper pulled over Saint Tito Michael Shortland, 36, from Parkland, WA, for traffic violations just before 12:30 a.m. northbound along Interstate 5 at the Baldock Rest Area.

With the help of a Clackamas County Sheriff's Office drug detection dog, authorities found the drugs hidden inside the car, OSP told FOX 12.

The estimated value of the seized marijuana is $30,000.

Shortland was taken into custody without incident for unlawful possession and distribution of a controlled substance - marijuana.

He was lodged in the Clackamas County Jail.

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