Routine traffic stop ends with drug bust in Mentor

Routine traffic stop ends with drug bust in Mentor
File photo (Source: Mentor Police Facebook page)

MENTOR, Ohio (WOIO) - A routine traffic stop ended with a drug bust after Mentor Police found two men in possession of methamphetamine and prescription drugs early Monday morning.

The pair was pulled over in the parking lot of a local hotel, then police closed in on them.

The suspects--John Perry, 38, of Cleveland, and Jacob Welch, 36, of Broadview Heights--were hit with several charges, including felony drug trafficking and possessing criminal tools.

Both men will appear in Mentor Municipal court on Feb. 25, according to police.

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