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Troopers seize loaded gun, $10k worth of meth during Licking Co. traffic stop

LICKING COUNTY, OH (WCMH) -- Troopers found a gun and thousands of dollars worth of meth during a traffic stop in Licking County, recently. 

According to the OSHP, at about 11:50pm, April 6, troopers stopped a 2001 Ford Ranger with Ohio registration for a lane violation on I-70 in Licking County. 

Troopers say the driver, Jermanine Green, 38, of Zanesville was impaired and charged him with OVI. 

During a search of the vehicle, troopers found a loaded JHP .45 caliber handgun, and more than one pound of methamphetamine worth approximately $10,000, according to the OSHP.  

Green was charged with possession of drugs, weapons under disability, and improper handling of a firearm.  

If convicted, Green faces up to 15 years in prison and a $35,000 fine.  



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