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State troopers seize 750 pounds of marijuana worth $1 million during Summit County traffic stop

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Posted at 10:04 AM, Jan 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-22 10:37:00-05

SUMMIT COUNTY, Ohio — State troopers seized 750 pounds of marijuana worth approximately $1 million during a traffic stop in Summit County Tuesday.

On Tuesday at approximately 12:22 p.m., troopers stopped a 2019 Penske rental truck with Virginia registration for a marked lanes violation on the Ohio Turnpike.

A probable cause search was initiated after troopers detected a marijuana odor coming from the truck.

During the search, troopers located two shipping crates containing 27 cardboard boxes filled with vacuum-sealed packages of marijuana.

The driver, Tiffany Ross, 42, of Swink, Colorado, was taken to Summit County Jail and charged with possession and trafficking in drugs, both second-degree felonies.

If convicted, she could face up to 16 years in prison and up to a $30,000 fine.

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