A Roseburg man was arrested on drug charges and a parole violation after police found him to be in possession of approximately 1.5 pounds of marijuana and a small amount of methamphetamine during a traffic stop Tuesday morning.

At approximately 8:47 a.m., officers from the Roseburg Police Department pulled over a white 2006 Ford van, driven by Rick James Eveland, 57, of Roseburg.

Eveland's vehicle was blocking the entrance of Roseburg High School in the 400 block of West Harvard Avenue, Roseburg, but his license was found to be suspended and he was unable to find anyone to retrieve the vehicle.

During the stop, police found marijuana and methamphetamine. He was arrested on suspicion of methamphetamine possession and a parole violation.

Eveland was taken to the Douglas County Jail in lieu of $50,000 bail and his vehicle was towed from the scene.

Reporter Ian Campbell can be reached at 541-957-4209 or ian@nrtoday.com. Or follow him on Twitter @MrCampbell17.

Ian Campbell is the web editor and public safety reporter for The News-Review, a former senior editor at the Emerald Media Group and a camping fanatic. Follow him on Twitter @MrCampbell17

(1) comment

djfoxymaui
djfoxymaui

Im Rick James B****

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.