Traffic Stop Reportedly Uncovers Drugs, Guns, & IED

An Oregon man was arrested with a variety of illegal items during a traffic stop, according to Yreka Area CHP. Last Friday evening a CHP Officer was told of a reckless driver on Southbound Interstate 5 just north of Yreka. He located and stopped the car for speeding and other violations, driven by 29-year-old Chad Loynachan of Tigard, Oregon. The officer says he had probable cause for a search and found three loaded handguns, two of them stolen, as well as Heroin, Methamphetamine, and an improvised explosive device. Loynachan was booked into jail on several felony charges.