Ohio troopers find $138k in marijuana during traffic stop


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ERIE COUNTY, OH (WCMH) — The Ohio State Highway Patrol says its troopers found 58 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop in Erie County.

According to the patrol, a 2013 Cadillac with California registration was pulled over for following too closely late Friday morning on Interstate 80.

A US Border Patrol drug-sniffing dog alerted to the vehicle. A subsequent search revealed the marijuana.

Troopers arrested 26-year-old James P. Turner and 24-year-old Pedro J. Nunez, both of Bakersfield, California. Both are charged with possession and trafficking in marijuana.

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