A Missoula, Montana man was arrested on Friday afternoon during an Oregon State Police traffic stop in La Pine when a trooper discovered over 6 pounds of marijuana inside the man's car.
On January 24, 2014 at approximately 5:07pm, an OSP trooper stopped a 1999 Toyota Camry displaying Montana license plates for a lane change traffic violation.
As the trooper approached the car, he saw the driver and lone occupant, Ali Reza Tabibnejad, 32, from Missoula, Montana, was wearing a black beanie hat with the word "WEED" on it.
Subsequent investigation during the traffic stop led the trooper to discover and seize over 6 pounds of marijuana concealed in the vehicle. The estimated value of the seized marijuana is $15,000.
Tabibnejad was arrested and lodged in the Deschutes County Jail for Unlawful Possession and Delivery of a Controlled Substance - Marijuana.