A traffic violation results in a methamphetamine bust worth about $143,000 on Highway 97 near Klamath Falls.
According to Sgt. Patrick Trippett with the Oregon State Police, James Gonzalez, 25, from California, was driving north of Klamath Falls Sunday morning when a trooper stopped his SUV and discovered about 11 pounds of meth concealed inside the vehicle.
Gonzalez was traveling alone at the time.
Gonzalez was lodged in the Klamath County jail on charges of unlawful possession - distribution and manufacture of a controlled substance.