Troopers make huge pot bust on Ohio Turnpike

LORAIN COUNTY, OH (WOIO) - Troopers stopped a 2011 Chrysler Town & Country for a following too closely violation, eastbound on the Ohio turnpike in Lorain County on August 23rd at approximately 7:46AM.

Criminal indicators were observed and a probable cause search revealed 34 vacuum sealed bags of BC Bud marijuana, worth $170K in the stow-and-go compartment and a bundle of US currency totaling $69K. The suspect from Bath, Maine, is facing felony drug charges.

BC Bud marijuana is one of the most potent strains of cannabis, which is usually cultivated in British Columbia. It has a THC content of 30 percent as compared to only four percent in traditional marijuana.

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