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3 Idaho residents busted w/ pot in Ore.

This photo from Oregon State Police shows ten pounds of marijuana seized during a traffic stop involving three North Idaho residents near Bend, Ore., March 7.

Three North Idaho residents were stopped near Oregon last week with 10 pounds of marijuana, police said today.

Marcus George Heidenreich, 30, of Coeur d'Alene, (pictured) was arrested on drug charges after an Oregon State Police trooper found two pounds of marijuana in his suitcase and another eight pounds of pot in a box.

The search occurred March 7 about 3:40 p.m. near Bend after the trooper stopped a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee with Idaho plates for “a hazardous traffic violation” as it drove north on Highway 97 near milepost 145, police said.

Driver Shawn Lee Miller, 41, of Coeur d'Alene, was cited for unlawful possession and distribution of marijuana and ordered to appear in Deschutes County Circuit Court.

Passenger Shainsy Loree Miller, 34, of Athol, also was cited.

CdA man busted in Ore. w/ 10lbs of pot

A Coeur d'Alene man was arrested in Oregon Thursday with 10 pounds of marijuana. 

Seth Anthony Mitchell, 22, was stopped for a traffic violation while driving a 2004 Ford F-150 on Highway 97 north of Madras at milepost 78 about 12:30 p.m.

Troopers found oxycodone and hydrocodone and arrested Mitchell for two drug charges, then obtained a search warrant and found the marijuana, according to Oregon State Police.

Mitchell faces an additional charge of unlawful possession, distribution and manufacture of a controlled substance.

He was booked into the Jefferson County Jail.

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