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Oregon traffic stop leads to cocaine seizure

ASHLAND, Ore. - Oregon State Police say a traffic stop near Ashland led to the arrest of a Washington state man and woman and seizure of more than 13 pounds of cocaine valued at about $150,000.
     
Lt. Kelly Collins says a Chevy Tahoe with Washington plates was stopped on Interstate 5 for a speeding violation. A subsequent investigation led to seizure of cocaine hidden in the vehicle.
     
Arrested last Friday for investigation of unlawful possession and distribution of a controlled substance and conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance were 24-year-old Ruben Ramirez-Ventura of Renton and 28-year-old Marisol Perez-Almonte of Seattle.
     
Jackson County Jail records show both have Immigration and Customs Enforcement holds.

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