BEND, OR -- A man from Sonora, Mexico was arrested outside of Bend, this week, on multiple drug-related charges. Oregon State Police say troopers pulled over a 2018 Nissan Versa with Mexican plates for speeding on Monday, on Highway 20, east of Bend. During the traffic stop, an OSP K9 alerted to the presence of drugs.
A subsequent search uncovered 36 pounds of methamphetamine. The suspect, 28-year-old Michel Alberto Fuentes Burgos, is charged with "Unlawful Possession, Delivery and Manufacture of meth. Authorities say the District Attorney may file additional charges, as investigators later learned the vehicle was reported stolen last month, from Sonora.