According to police, Mark Wirges Jr. was driving with a suspended license when he was pulled over for a traffic violation in the area of Hwy. 97 and Deschutes Market Junction Thursday afternoon. Police found more than an ounce of marijuana on Wirges, as well as evidence that he had a storage unit in Bend. A subsequent investigation and search by Deschutes County Sheriff’s Deputies, along with the city of Bend and the Central Oregon Drug Enforcement (CODE) team turned up 62 pounds of packed marijuana.Wirges has arrested on charges of illegal possession, delivery and manufacture of marijuana.
Let's just have a moment of silence before it gets lobbed into an incinerator like a pile of garbage. Good by, dank weed. We hardly knew ye.