8 lbs. of marijuana found in van traveling through Lakeview



LAKEVIEW, Ore. — Oregon state police found about eight pounds of marijuana inside two wrapped birthday gift boxes during a traffic stop for a speeding violation.

The officers found the drugs after a trooper stopped a Ford van with Minnesota plates that was northbound on Highway 395 north of Lakeview.They also found an ice chest with about 10 ounces of frozen hash oil inside.

The estimated the value of the bust was about $20,000.

Two Sonoma, California residents in the van were cited and released.