20 pounds of pot seized during traffic stop

Source: Ohio Highway Patrol
Source: Ohio Highway Patrol

MEDINA COUNTY, OH (WOIO) - 20 pounds of marijuana seized during a traffic stop.

The seize happened Monday afternoon on I-71 in Medina County.

Troopers pulled over the driver for a marked lane violation.

A K-9 was called out to sniff the vehicle, and found the pot valued at more than $45K dollars.

The driver, 38-year-old Rachel Cuevas of Arizona, and the passenger, 26-year-old Carol Solomon of Cleveland, are both charged with possession of marijuana.

Both women are locked up in the Medina County Jail.

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