Apr 03,2007 00:00
Two California residents, a 20-year old man and 17-year-old boy, were arrested Monday evening during a traffic stop for speeding on Interstate 5 near Rice Hill in northern Douglas County when troopers found over two pounds of marijuana and $2,000 cash in their vehicle, Oregon State Police (OSP) reported.
Trooper Brian Assmus was parked on the northbound shoulder of I-5 near milepost 145 about 7 p.m., April 2, when he clocked a 1994 Ford Escort speeding at 86-mph. Assmus followed the car and conducted a traffic stop near milepost 148.
Hokbrook was taken into custody and the juvenile detained. When troopers searched the car more thoroughly, they allegedly discovered 2.2 pounds of marijuana in a duffle bag and other evidence including over $2,000 cash.
Holbrook was lodged in the Douglas County Jail for manufacturing, possession and delivery of marijuana, in addition to endangering the welfare of a minor.
The 17-year-old is being detained in the county juvenile detention center, and is also charged with manufacturing, possession and delivery of marijuana.