Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers said they filed felony drug charges against a West Virginia man and woman after a Hancock County traffic stop yielded 246 grams of heroin and one gram of marijuana, worth about $43,788.

According to a press release from the agency, at 7:47 p.m. Wednesday, troopers stopped a 2006 Ford Mustang with a West Virginia license plate for a marked lanes violation on Interstate 75. During the stop, troopers smelled marijuana in the vehicle and searched the car.

Shawntrinia Alford, 29 and Terrell Walker, 34, both of Huntington, West Virginia, were booked in the Hancock County jail and charged with possession of heroin, a first-degree felony.

They face up to 11 years in prison and up to a $20,000 fine, according to the troopers.

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