Car carrying $125K in pot pulled over on I-5

Washington men arrested following Jackson County traffic stop

About 68 pounds of marijuana and 10 grams of mushrooms were found in a rental car during an Oct. 25, 2014 traffic stop near Medford, Ore. (OSP)
About 68 pounds of marijuana and 10 grams of mushrooms were found in a rental car during an Oct. 25, 2014 traffic stop near Medford, Ore. (OSP)
Michael Green, left, and Shaun Booth, right, were taken into police custody Oct. 25, 2014 after an Oregon State trooper found about 68 pounds of marijuana in their rental car. (OSP)
Michael Green, left, and Shaun Booth, right, were taken into police custody Oct. 25, 2014 after an Oregon State trooper found about 68 pounds of marijuana in their rental car. (OSP)

MEDFORD, Ore. (KOIN 6) — Two Washington men were found with $125,000 worth of marijuana Saturday during a traffic stop near Medford, according to Oregon State Police.

OSP says that around 1 a.m. a trooper pulled over a speeding car with California plates on I-5. The car, a rented 2014 Hyundai Sonata, was driven by Michael Green, 46. Green and his passenger Shaun Booth, 41, reside in Buckley, Wash.

During the stop, the trooper uncovered roughly 68 pounds of marijuana inside the vehicle. Another 10 grams of Psilocybin mushrooms were also found.

Both men were arrested and taken to the Jackson County Jail on drug charges.

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