Oregon man arrested along Indiana Toll Road for dealing in marijuana

LAPORTE, Ind. – Oregon man arrested along the Indiana Toll Road Tuesday, December 16 for dealing in Marijuana.

Around 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday, December 15, Deputy Jon Samuelson initiated a traffic stop near the 52-mile marker of I-80 and I-90, after an SUV made several traffic infractions.

As circumstances developed during the traffic stop, K9 Bosco did a free-air sniff around the exterior of the vehicle, which provided a positive alert according to officials.

After a search of the SUV, a large amount of marijuana packed in vacuum sealed bags was found according to officials.

The driver, Christian T. Fries, 20-years-old, was arrested and transported to the La Porte County Jail. He was arrested for dealing in marijuana, a level five felony. According to officials, Fries remains housed in the La Porte County Jail and is being held on a $15,005.00 cash-only bond.

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