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I-5 meth bust yields 3 pounds of meth, 21 grams of heroin

Written by on December 6, 2021

Douglas County, Ore. – On Saturday, December 4th, at approximately 2:00 AM, detectives with the Douglas Interagency Narcotics Team (DINT) intercepted a large shipment of methamphetamine coming into our community. A traffic stop was initiated on a vehicle at milepost 98 on Interstate 5 northbound, returning from California. DINT detectives had reason to believe the vehicle contained large amount of narcotics, and a roadside search was conducted, revealing approximately 3.5 pounds of suspected methamphetamine, 21.4 grams of suspected heroin, and small amounts of suspected LSD and fentanyl.

The driver of the vehicle, 37 year old Rodger Akins of Roseburg, was arrested and lodged at the Douglas County Jail on charges of Unlawful Possession and Delivery of Methamphetamine, and Unlawful Possession of Heroin.

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