Medford Police arrested a 27-year-old man Sunday on various charges after he allegedly gave officers a fake name and forgot it halfway through a conversation during a traffic stop.
Officers stopped Mitchell King, 27, on Oct. 24, 2016 and conducted a traffic stop.
During the stop, officers found King was in possession of eight pounds of marijuana. For recreational users in Oregon, the law states you can be in possession of one ounce away from home.
King, who had a warrant for his arrest, had given officers a fake name during the traffic stop. However, halfway through the conversation, he forgot the false name.
Officers also found King to be in possession of heroin, and transported him to Jackson County Jail.
King is held on a parole violation for first-degree burglary. , He faces new charges of manufacture and delivery of heroin within 1,000 feet of a school, possession of heroin, unlawful possession of marijuana, tampering with evidence and providing false information to police.