296 pounds of pot found hidden in Goodwill furniture inside U-Haul truck – KVAL

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The driver of the U-Haul told the trooper he was on his way from Ashland to Salt Lake City on Sunday during a traffic stop outside Klamath Falls.

The trooper became suspicious and asked for a look in the back of the truck.

The driver agreed.

“The trooper discovered the U-Haul was loaded with recently purchased furniture from Goodwill which appeared to be extensively blanketed and taped,” Oregon State Police said. “Inside the furniture troopers discovered 296.1 pounds of processed marijuana.”

The trooper arrested the driver – Kim M. Mason, 24, of Duluth, Georgia – on charges of Export Marijuana Items From Oregon-Over 16oz (ORS 475B.185) which is a Class C Felony and for PCS Marijuana-Over 32oz which is a Class A Misdemeanor.

“In Oregon an individual over 21 years of age may possess up to one ounce of marijuana outside their home,” state police said. “It is unlawful to export marijuana from Oregon.”

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