OSHP seizes $91,000 worth of cocaine during Summit County traffic stop

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SUMMIT COUNTY, OH (WCMH) — Troopers in Summit County seized about $91,000 worth of cocaine during a traffic stop last month.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, at about 12:11pm, September 29, troopers stopped a 2006 Chevrolet Equinox with Ohio plates for marked lanes violation on the Ohio Turnpike. 

Troopers say criminal indicators were observed and a drug-sniffing K9 alerted to possible contraband in the vehicle. 

A probable cause search of the vehicle revealed five pounds of cocaine estimated at approximately $91,000, according to troopers. 

Thomas Flowers, 24, of Yorkville, and Daniel Divjak, 40, of Martins Ferry were arrested and charged with first degree felony possession and trafficking cocaine. 

If convicted, each could face up to 22 years in prison and up to a $40,000 fine. 

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