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39 Pounds Of Cocaine, 17 Pounds Of Pot Seized During Operation

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COLUMBUS, Ohio -

Troopers seized more than 39 pounds of cocaine, more than 17 pounds of marijuana, and other drugs during a statewide operation earlier this month.

The Ohio state Highway Patrol conducted Operation Shield Ohio from Feb. 11-15 in an ongoing effort to remove the criminal element from Ohio's roadways.

The initiative resulted in 98 drug cases, including 42 felony cases.

Troopers seized more than 39 pounds of cocaine, more than 17 pounds of marijuana, 124 grams of heroin, 83 grams of crack cocaine, 1 gram of methamphetamine, and 3,643 illegal prescription pills. They also seized two guns and recovered two stolen vehicles.

The patrol urges the public to call #677 to report drug activity.

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