CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Two men from Washington were arrested Thursday night after an Oregon State Police (OSP) trooper discovered they were hauling about 45 pounds of marijuana and a quarter pound of hash in their vehicle. The OSP trooper stopped the Saturn station wagon around 11:00 p.m. Thursday for a speeding violation. The driver, Ryan Longley, 23, from Lake Tapps, Wash. and passenger Coty Hammond, 22, from Spanaway, Wash. were traveling northbound on Interstate 5 at the time.
A search led the OSP trooper to the marijuana and hash concealed in trash bags inside the car. The estimated value is over $110,000, according to Oregon State Police. Hammond and Longley are both lodged in the Jackson County Jail for felony Unlawful Possession and Delivery of a Controlled Substance — Marijuana.