Wanted man, woman arrested in traffic stop

Both occupants of the car had warrants, police said, and a stolen gun and drugs were found in a search.

Posted: May 11, 2020 1:10 PM

EUGENE, Ore. – A traffic stop ended in the arrest of a wanted man and woman in Eugene on Sunday.

Just after 12:30 a.m. an officer stopped a car at Roosevelt Boulevard and Baxter Street for a minor violation. Both occupants had warrants, police said.

A search of the car found a stolen gun and drugs, including more than 40 grams of methamphetamine.

Police said Alicia Treon, 46, was driving while suspended and had a warrant out of Lane County Circuit Court for a methamphetamine possession charge.

She was taken to the Lane County Jail on charges of felon in possession of a firearm, heroin and meth possession and on her warrant for failure to appear. She was also cited for driving while suspended.

During the traffic stop, police said passenger Christopher Montez, 47, of Eugene started to get out of the car and was told to get back in, and he did.

Montez had two cite-and-release warrants. Police said he had brass knuckles in his pocket and is a felon. He was taken to the jail on charges of felon in possession of a restricted weapon and delivery of meth.

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