KLAMATH FALLS, Oregon – About 300 pounds of marijuana allegedly headed for Utah is now off the streets thanks to the Oregon Police Dept.
Officers arrested a Georgia man, 24-year-old Kim M. Mason, for running a stop sign near Klamath Falls, Oregon, and found the drugs stashed inside furniture in the U-haul Mason was driving.
Authorities said Mason told them he was driving from Ashland, Oregon, to Salt Lake City, Utah.
Mason was arrested for exporting marijuana from Oregon.
In Oregon, a person over 21 can have up to 1 ounce of marijuana outside their home.
It is illegal to export the drug from Oregon.