More than $8k worth of drugs discovered during traffic stop – WSAZ
SCIOTO COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) – Troopers seized heroin, crack cocaine, and marijuana during a traffic stop in Scioto County, the Ohio State Highway Patrol reports.
The seizure happened March 10 just after 8:30 a.m.
Troopers stopped a Chrysler Town and Country taxi with Ohio registration for a marked lanes violation on U.S. 23.
During interaction with the passenger, troopers observed a baggy of suspected heroin hanging from his pocket.
A search of his person revealed approximately 53 grams of heroin, 10 grams of crack cocaine and 5 grams of marijuana, trooper say.
According to troopers the drugs were worth approximately $8,200.
The passenger, Kyshen P. Johnson, 21, Columbus, was incarcerated in the Scioto County Jail and charged with possession of heroin, a first-degree felony, and possession of cocaine, a fourth-degree felony.
If convicted, he could face up to 12.5 years in prison and up to a $25,000 fine.
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