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Portland Man Arrested With 117 Pounds Of Pot

Written by Steve Leader on February 21, 2014

When you’re driving a rented Ford Explorer with 117 pounds of marijuana inside, where do you hide it?  Oregon State Police say Paul William Houfek, 31, from Portland, hid the pot inside a gun safe.

Pot Haul

Troopers say the stash was inside 94-individually wrapped packages.  Houfek was stopped for speeding Thursday near Lakeview, Oregon.  A drug dog tipped officers that pot might be in the SUV.

Houfek was arrested and booked at the Lake county jail.   He’s facing drug charges.

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