Traffic stop leads to Bend man’s arrest for drugs, firearms
May 15,2008 00:00 by Cheryl McDermott

BEND, Ore. – Not displaying a license plate on the front of his pickup led to the arrest of a Bend man Tuesday evening after police found psilocybin mushrooms, marijuana, and four firearms during a traffic stop on Highway 126 west of Prineville, Oregon, police reported.

(upper right inset) Ryan Sherbourne - CCJ photo, (lower left inset) psilocybin mushrooms - OSP unknown source file photo, (main image) four firearms discovered in suspect's vehicle - OSP photo 

Ryan Sherbourne, 25, of Bend, was stopped for the infraction by Oregon State Police (OSP) Trooper Keith Taylor while traveling near milepost 16 of Highway 126 about 6 p.m., May 13, a news release stated.

Psilocybin (“psychedelic”) mushrooms, a small amount of marijuana, two .45 caliber handguns, a shotgun with a mounted tactical light, and a .22 caliber rifle with a folding stock were found during a search of Sherbourne’s vehicle, OSP said.

Sherbourne was taken into custody and lodged in the Crook County Jail where he was charged with possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of a firearm, troopers said.

Trooper Taylor was assisted on scene by Crook County Sheriff’s deputies and the Prineville Police K-9 drug detection unit, OSP reported.