36 Pounds of Methamphetamine Seized During Traffic Stop East of Bend

On Monday March 12, 2018 members of the Oregon State Police stopped a Mexican Plated 2018 Nissan Versa on US Highway 20 MP 18 east of Bend, Oregon. The vehicle was stopped for a speed violation. During the course of the traffic stop an OSP K-9 alerted and a search was conducted. The search resulted in the seizure of over 36 pounds of methamphetamine.

The driver, Michel Alberto Fuentes Burgos (age 28 from Sonora, Mexico) was arrested and lodged in the Deschutes County Jail on charges of the Unlawful Possession, Delivery and Manufacture of methamphetamine. Subsequent investigation shows that the vehicle was stolen in February of 2018 in Sonora Mexico and further charges will be forwarded to the DA for consideration.

Press Release courtesy of the Oregon State Police 3/16/18

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