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Traffic Stop Leads to Seizure of Pot

Oregon State PoliceNEAR MEDFORD, Ore. — A man from Williams was arrested west of Medford on Wednesday afternoon after an Oregon State Police trooper found marijuana inside the man’s car.

Oregon State Police say a trooper stopped a Volkswagen Golf passenger car for a vehicle license violation westbound on Poorman Creek Road near West Griffin Creek Road in Jackson County. The driver was identified as 40-year-old Brian M. Lloyd, from Williams.

Subsequent investigation during the traffic stop led to the discovery of approximately 18 pounds of marijuana concealed inside a bag in the car’s trunk area.

Lloyd was taken into custody and lodged in the Jackson County Jail for Unlawful Possession and Delivery of a Controlled Substance – Marijuana.