About 250,000 Pills Found In State's Biggest Seizure Ever
WILSONVILLE, Ore. -- Police arrested a man and seized about 143 Pounds of Ecstasy during a traffic stop on Interstate 5 on Saturday.
Oregon State Troopers seized about 143 pounds of Ecstasy in a traffic stop near Wilsonville a little after noon on Saturday, police said.
A trooper pulled over a 1996 Ford Thunderbird with Washington state plates for a traffic violation and identified the driver as Pedro Moya Gonzalez, 55, from California, police said.
An investigation by a Washington County Sheriff's Office drug K-9 unit discovered an estimated 250,000 tablets of Ecstasy, another name for MDMA, concealed in the car worth approximately $2 million, police said.
Gonzalez was arrested on a charge of unlawful possession and distribution of a controlled substance and taken to the Clackamas County Jail.
POSTED: 2:38 pm PST November 12, 2008
UPDATED: 7:16 pm PST November 12, 2008