Nearly three million worth of marijuana in Clermont County - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

More than 600 lbs. of marijuana seized during Clermont County traffic stop

BATAVIA, OH (WOIO) -

Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers seized nearly $3 million worth of marijuana during a traffic stop on Thursday, September 18.

Jermaine Jackson, 33, of Gallipolis, was initially pulled over in his 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe for speeding and following too closely while traveling eastbound on State Route 32.

The incident happened near milepost 9, at 9:09 a.m. in Clermont County.

Jackson is facing felony drug charges after a patrol drug-sniffing canine located 651 pounds of marijuana.

Jackson was incarcerated in the Clermont County Jail, and charged with possession and trafficking in marijuana, both second-degree felonies.

If convicted, he could face up to 16 years in prison and up to a $30,000 fine.

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