Turnpike stop leads to marijuana bust of Akron man

SANDUSKY COUNTY - Ohio Highway Patrol troopers stopped an Akron man traveling in Sandusky County on the Ohio Turnpike and charged him with trafficking three pounds of marijuana worth nearly $8,000.

The patrol on Sunday  stopped Michael Brown III, 25, who was eastbound in a Ford Focus on the Turnpike near milepost 88, for speeding.

Troopers detected marijuana debris while speaking with Brown and initiated a search of the vehicle, recovering three pounds of marijuana. They also found two unloaded guns in the car.

Brown was charged with a fourth-degree felony and third-degree felony count of trafficking in marijuana.

The Fremont News-Messenger


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