Mount Shasta, Calif. — Thirty pounds of meth, two ounces of cocaine, heroin, ecstasy pills and a handgun were seized during two separate traffic stops on Interstate 5 over the weekend, according to reports from the California Highway Patrol. Four people were arrested, but the names of two of them are being withheld pending further investigation.
On Saturday, June 9, at 5:40 p.m. CHP officers from the Mt. Shasta office made a routine traffic stop on northbound I-5 near Mount Shasta, south of the Highway 89 interchange, according to a press release. During the course of the stop, officers discovered 30 pounds of methamphetamine, the press release stated.
Two men were arrested, however, their names are not being released at this time, said the CHP. They were booked into Siskiyou County Jail and charged with Possession, Sales & Transportation of Methamphetamines.
The investigation was turned over to the Siskiyou County-Wide Interagency Narcotics Task Force, the CHP said.
On Sunday, at 7:30 p.m., CHP officers made a routine traffic stop at the same location. Officers found approximately two ounces of heroin, 50 ecstacy pills and a handgun inside the vehicle, according to the press release.
Ms. Simone Muro, 21, and Mr. Sedale Threets, 23, both of Medford, Oregon were arrested and charged with possession and transportation of cocaine, as well as possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony, the CHP said.
By Skye Kinkade
Mount Shasta Area Newspapers
Posted Jun 11, 2012 @ 02:59 PM
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