Eugene, Ore. – Oregon State Police say two California men were arrested Friday after a traffic stop lead to the discovery crystal methamphetamine.
Troopers say around 5 p.m. a Mercedes sport utility vehicle was stopped for a traffic violation near Gateway Street and International Way.
During the traffic stop an OSP drug detection canine found a half ounce of meth in the vehicle. Further investigation led troopers to a room at the Motel 6 near the intersection, where they found a pound of meth, cash, stolen identification and other evidence related to the distribution of meth.
Troopers arrested Robert Dewayne Lacey, 44, and John L. Miranda, 45, both of Fresno, and lodged them in the Lane County Jail.
Lacey faces charges of unlawful possession and distribution of a controlled substance, giving false information to police, possession of fictitious identification, identity theft and criminal possession of a forged instrument. Miranda faces charges of unlawful possession and distribution of a controlled substance.
The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says the men have been released from jail.
Photos courtesy of Oregon State Police.