La Grande man arrested on drug and gun charges
A La Grande man was arrested for drug-related crimes west of Prineville following a traffic stop.
On Sunday, May 10, at about 10 a.m., an Oregon State Police trooper pulled over a Cadillac STS driven by 35-year-old Anthony Mailman on Highway 126 near milepost 13.
Mailman was initially arrested for fail to carry and present an operator's license, giving false information to a police officer and a warrant for parole violation. Then, a drug dog alerted to the presence of controlled substances.
During a search of the vehicle, troopers found about 5.9 ounces of suspected crystal methamphetamine, scales, and a loaded revolver concealed inside the vehicle.
Mailman was lodged in the Crook County Jail and additionally charged with felon in possession of a firearm, and possession, distribution and manufacture of methamphetamine.
The Oregon State Police was assisted by the Crook County Sheriff's Office.
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