OTTAWA COUNTY, OH (WOIO) - Troopers from the Ohio State Highway Patrol arrested two Michigan residents for possession of 142 grams of heroin stored in a vacuum-sealed package in Ottawa County.
According to the OSHP, troopers pulled over a rented 2016 Chevrolet Cruze with Texas registration on April 17 for a turn signal violation on the Ohio Turnpike in Ottawa County.
An alert from a drug-sniffing canine and prompted a probable cause search of the vehicle.
Police found the heroin, valued at $25,276, and arrested 27-year-old Demarco M. Johnson and 23-year-old Demetrius Cassity, both of Detroit, Mich.
Both suspects have been charged with felonious possession and trafficking of heroin and incarcerated in the Ottawa County Jail.