GOLD HILL, Ore. — Two women were arrested last Friday after Oregon State Police (OSP) pulled over a vehicle near Lakeview and discovered over five pounds of concealed marijuana in the trunk. After further investigation, OSP Drug Enforcement detectives were led to a Gold-Hill area location where 39 pounds of marijuana was uncovered and a third person was not arrested, but rather cited.
Last Friday morning an OSP trooper stopped a rented vehicle with Utah license plates traveling eastbound on Highway 140 for a lane use traffic violation. The trooper found over 5 pounds of marijuana concealed in the vehicle’s trunk. The two women in the car were identified as 54-year old driver, Susan Jackson, and 53-year old Cheryl Jackson.
Both of which are from Boise, Idaho and were arrested for unlawful possession and distribution of a controlled substance, being marijuana.
After further investigation, detectives were led to a 61-year old man’s residence in Gold Hill. A search conducted at the location yielded an additional 39 pounds of marijuana and other related evidence. The suspect was identified as Timothy Wyatt. He was cited and released to appear at a later date in Jackson County Circuit Court for unlawful manufacture, possession, and distribution of a controlled substance (marijuana).