Highway patrol seizes pills during Findlay traffic stop

Nearly $4,700 worth of prescription drugs were seized and two Michigan residents arrested during a traffic stop in Findlay on Saturday evening, according to the State Highway Patrol.

10271646_647092472051191_4159366994275819706_nTroopers stopped a 2013 Kia Optima, with Illinois registration, for marked lanes, speed and following too closely violations on southbound Interstate 75, near milepost 158, at 8:13 p.m. Saturday.

During interactions with the driver, troopers detected an odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle.

A probable cause search revealed 30 Oxycodone pills, 140 Percocet pills, 96 Xanax pills and 1 Alprazolam pill. The pills have an approximate street value of $4,700, according to the patrol.

The driver, Nkwane Young, 24, of Clinton Township, Mich., and passenger, Detron Edward, Jr., 19, of Detroit, Mich., were arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance, a third-degree felony. Both are currently being held in the Hancock County jail.


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