▶️ 7 pounds of meth found after traffic stop in Madras


Two Central Washington state residents were arrested in Madras after an Oregon State Trooper allegedly found seven pounds of methamphetamine in their vehicle.

OSP said it happened Sunday night around 7:20 p.m. on Highway 97 near E. Street. The vehicle was pulled over for speeding.

State Police say the trooper “noticed signs of criminal activity” which led to the search of the vehicle.

Luiz Maria Ramirez-Gutierrez, 42, of Yakima and Reyna Paola Marin-Ramirez, 20, from Kennewick were taken to Jefferson County Jail for Possession of a Controlled Substance, Manufacture of a Controlled Substance and Attempted Distribution of Commercial Quantities of Methamphetamine, OSP said.

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