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Akron police seize drugs, guns during traffic stop

Jonathan Hines had two loaded handguns in his possession, as well as a third gun and numerous narcotics.
Credit: Akron Police Department

AKRON, Ohio — On Friday evening, the Akron Police Department seized guns and drugs during a traffic stop at the 400 block of E. South Street. 

At approximately 7:10 p.m. on January 14, Akron police officers responded to a call for a suspicious person with a weapon. Upon their arrival, the officers found Jonathan Hines inside the vehicle. Hines was then taken into custody on an active warrant for his arrest out of Portage County. 

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According to authorities, Hines had two loaded handguns in his possession, as well as a third gun and numerous narcotics. While searching the car, the police found 21 grams of cocaine, nearly 260 grams of marijuana, more than 600 grams of methamphetamines, 263 grams of psychedelic mushrooms, approximately 105 doses of Xanax, as well as other drug related paraphernalia. 

The Akron Police Department says that Hines was charged with Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Improper Handling of Firearms in Motor Vehicle, Having Weapons under Disability, Trafficking in Drugs, Possession of Drugs, Illegal Use or Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and other related charges. 

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