Oregon State Police Traffic Stop in Lynn County Results in Major Drug Seizure

Posted on December 14, 2023

LINN COUNTY, Ore. 14 Dec. 2023 – A traffic stop in Linn County led to a major drug seizure including methamphetamine, heroin, a loaded firearm, and cocaine.

On Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2023, an Oregon State Police trooper initiated a traffic stop on Interstate 5 just south of Highway 34 after observing a traffic violation. The trooper contacted the single occupant of the vehicle and obtained legal authority to search the vehicle. As a result of the search, the following items were seized:

  • 42 pounds of methamphetamine
  • Seven pounds of heroin
  • A loaded pistol
  • A small amount of cocaine

Allan Alexis Medina of Puyallup, WA, was arrested for several crimes related to the seizure. The investigation is ongoing and no additional information is available for release at this time.
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