Oregon man busted moving $750K worth of marijuana in Arizona

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It was a major drug bust in Arizona when a sheriff’s deputy discovered an Oregon man was in fact not moving across the country despite driving a car jam-packed with moving boxes.

The Navajo County Sheriff’s Office said deputy Deets and K9 officer Legend pulled over a vehicle on I-40 on Tuesday after noticing it was packed to the brim with Home Depot moving boxes. 

During the traffic stop Legend alerted to the vehicle and the deputy searched it, discovering the boxes were filled with marijuana. 

The culprit, despite his best efforts of writing household items such as “dark sandles” and “oval glass kups” on the boxes, was arrested.

Justin Matthew Roper, 33, was booked into the Navajo County Jail for transportation of marijuana and possession of marijuana for sale.

Authorities say the marijuana weighed 250 pounds and it was valued at $750,000.

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