BEAVERTON, OR (KPTV) - Three people were arrested after a large amount of marijuana was found following a traffic stop in Beaverton early Friday morning.

Police said the traffic stop occurred just after 2:30 a.m. near Southwest Scholls Ferry Road and Southwest Loon Drive. Three people were inside the vehicle.

Officers searched the vehicle and located over 40 pounds of marijuana and about $4,500 in cash.

Police said the 16-year-old driver, who has not been identified, was charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants.

One of the passengers, identified as 21-year-old Jorge Pedraza-Caywood, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and distribution of a controlled substance to a minor.

The second passenger, identified as 18-year-old Mercedez Armas, was charged with identity theft, according to police.

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Just curious

[huh] Were these people legal citizens, or they illegal immigrants here?


Charlatan

Congratulations, you confiscated a plant. Heroes, truly.


Lawlessness Brings Destruction

Possession of a controlled substance, distribution of a controlled substance to a minor.who was charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants, and identity theft. More than good reason to ask if they are DACA recipients and if ICE have requested detainers. A condition of DACA is recipients cannot have felonies or serious misdemeanors on their records. I wonder if this crew were caught with the imported cartel wacky-tabacky or if their cargo was grown on cartel public/private land plantations in Eastern and Southern Oregon if not a state "regulated" grow operation. This scenario is so avoidable and unnecessary. These miscreants probably could have been removed after previous contacts with police if not for layers of sanctuary policies. Just keep voting Democrat, folks!


Charlatan

Here's an interesting fact: more people were deported when Obama was president than when Bush was. Which one was the Democrat? Lmao


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