Traffic stop yields $2 million drug haul for Highway Patrol

11:52 AM, Sep 24, 2013   |    comments
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PERRYSBURG -- A traffic stop in northwest Ohio ended with Highway Parol troopers finding 42 pounds of cocaine and two pounds of black tar heroin.

Troopers say the street value of the drugs is more than $2 million.

Troopers stopped a tractor-trailer with California plates for a lane violation on the Turnpike in Wood County during the afternoon on September 23.

According to the Highway Patrol, a search of the truck with a drug sniffing dog located the drugs concealed in the cab.

The driver identified by OSHP as, Bobby D. Robinson II, 24, of Carson, California and a passenger, Christopher Bustamante, 31, of Montebello, California are charged with possession and trafficking in cocaine and heroin.

Both are being held in the Wood County Justice Center and face up to 41 years in prison if convicted.


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