Traffic stop leads to discovery of stolen laptop computer, loaded firearm, marijuana and arrest of two Idaho residents
Two Idaho residents were arrested Friday afternoon by Oregon State Police during a traffic stop on Highway 97 south of LaPine in northern Klamath County, when troopers discovered over one pound of marijuana, a stolen laptop computer, and a .357 handgun concealed in their pickup.
On Friday March 2, just before 3 p.m. two OSP troopers stopped a 1997 Ford pickup displaying Idaho license plates on Highway 97 near milepost 188 for a traffic violation. The two occupants were identified as driver Jason Brown, 31 from Star, Idaho, and passenger Tammy Leuck, 36 from Boise, Idaho.
Subsequent investigation during the traffic stop led to the discovery in the pickup of over 1 pound of marijuana inside a suitcase, prescription pills, a stolen laptop computer, and a .357 handgun. Estimated value of seized marijuana is $2500.
Brown and Leuck were arrested and lodged in the Klamath County Jail for Unlawful Possession and Delivery of Marijuana, Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance, Theft in the Second Degree, and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.