COTTAGE GROVE — Two California women were arrested this morning near Cottage Grove, after state troopers allegedly discovered a large amount of crystal methamphetamine hidden in their vehicle.
Judith K. Korbler, 41, and Sandra K. Fulton, 47, both of Ontario, Calif., were lodged in the Lane County Jail on charges of unlawful possession and distribution of methamphetamine.
A state trooper stopped the suspects’ Chevy sport utility vehicle for speeding northbound on Interstate 5 near Cottage Grove, police said.
Korbler was driving the vehicle at the time of the 10 a.m. traffic stop, police said.
A drug detection dog was called to the scene, and troopers eventually found about 5 ounces of methamphetamine concealed in the SUV, police said.