KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Troopers with Oregon State Police seized roughly three pounds of methamphetamine and a loaded handgun during a traffic stop near Klamath Falls on July 31, according to the agency.
Just after 11:30 p.m., a trooper from the Klamath Falls Area Command stopped the driver of a 2007 Chevy Tahoe for "following too closely" on Highway 97 northbound near Wocus Road, Oregon State Police said.
After a drug detection K-9 from Klamath Falls Police alerted on the vehicle, the OSP trooper conducted a probable cause search. OSP said that the trooper found about three pounds of meth and a loaded .45 caliber Glock handgun during the search.
Police arrested the driver, identified as 28-year-old Humberto Jacob McKissack, and passenger 28-year-old Jessica Ortiz — both from Spokane, Washington.
McKissack was charged with Unlawful Possession and Delivery of Methamphetamine, Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance-Schedule IV and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm. Ortiz was charged with Unlawful Possession and Delivery of Methamphetamine.