Cocaine, psilocybin, pistol, & more found in LG traffic stop

LA GRANDE – Charges are pending for a Canyon City man and a La Grande woman who were recently arrested for alleged drug activity.

According to Oregon State Police documents, on March 19th, a vehicle driven by Kyle Steven Lloyd Morris, 25, of Canyon City was stopped on I-84 near milepost 265 near La Grande, for a window tint violation. Criminal indicators were observed by Oregon State Police, and Morris denied consent for Troopers to search the vehicle.

A search warrant was obtained, and located during the vehicle’s search were:

  • 14.4 grams of cocaine
  • 1.5 pounds of psilocybin mushrooms
  • 1.7 pounds of non OLCC marijuana extract
  • 30.2 grams of green marijuana
  • A Ruger 9mm pistol
  • Clean/empty plastic baggies and a scale
  • $4,043.00 cash

Morris, along with a passenger in the vehicle, Marissa Lynn Knight, 19, of La Grande, were arrested on illegal drug possession and delivery charges, including attempted delivery within 1000 feet of a school and attempted delivery of cocaine to a minor under 18.

Kyle Morris was also found to be a convicted felon and was charged with Possession of Firearm by a Felon.

Find a full list of the charges below: