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OSP Traffic Stop Leads to Nearly 23 Lbs. of Marijuana, Arrest of Seattle Man - Interstate 5 South of Roseburg

Nearly 23 pounds of Marijuana seized by OSP
PHOTO: Oregon State Patrol

(ROSEBURG, Ore.) - An Oregon State Police (OSP) trooper's traffic stop Friday morning south of Roseburg led to the arrest of a Seattle, Washington man after the trooper found nearly 23 pounds of marijuana inside the vehicle. The OSP Drug Enforcement Section is continuing the investigation.

According to OSP Sergeant Dave Randall, today at approximately 10:40 a.m. an OSP trooper stopped a 1998 Ford Explorer displaying Washington license plates for a traffic violation northbound on Interstate 5 near milepost 117. During the contact the driver was identified as Peter B. Sasnett, age 27, from Seattle, Washington.

Subsequent investigation with the assistance of an OSP drug detection canine led to the discovery of nearly 23 lbs. of marijuana inside the vehicle. Estimated value of the seized marijuana is $60,000.

Sasnett was arrested and lodged in the Douglas County Jail for Unlawful Possession and Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance - Marijuana. Source: Oregon State Patrol

Nearly 23 pounds of Marijuana seized by OSP




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jsknow November 20, 2010 4:50 pm (Pacific time)

The Constitutional right to freedom of religion, free speech, a free press, to keep and bear arms, to be secure in your person, house, papers and effects against unreasonable search and seizure, to life, liberty and property, to be protected from having your property taken by the government without due process of law and without just compensation, to confront the witnesses against you, to be protected from excessive bail, excessive fines, cruel and unusual punishment, to vote and others have been unjustly denied to tens of millions of Americans in the name of the drug war.

The more voters that learn the truth the better! After they learn the truth about marijuana and the drug war 80% support rationally regulating marijuana instead of prohibiting it. Virtually all the drug war propaganda is nothing but pure lies. Marijuana does not cause aggressive behavior. Marijuana does not cause dangerous driving, Google: MARIJUANA DRIVING STUDY. Marijuana does not cause cancer, brain damage or any serious health problems. Marijuana prohibition does not keep kids away from marijuana, illegal dealers don’t ask for ID.

Anyone that wants marijuana is already getting it. Legalizing and rationally regulating marijuana is not adding another harmful intoxicant to society, legalizing gives people the legal opportunity to make the SAFER CHOICE! Alcohol and tobacco are both deadly, marijuana is not: http://www.saferchoice.org/content/view/24/53/

Read: “WHY IS MARIJUANA ILLEGAL, Pete Guither” and “MARIJUANA AND HEMP THE UNTOLD STORY, Thomas J. Bouril”, click the links to those articles on the webpage below:
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