Couple wanting to ‘drive around and smoke weed’ busted in Portage County, sheriff says
PALMYRA TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WOIO) - A Pennsylvania couple’s date night plans to “drive around and smoke weed” didn’t go well after they were busted in a Palmyra Township traffic stop, the Portage County Sheriff’s Office confirmed.
Deputies assigned to the P.A.C.E. Interdiction Unit conducted a traffic stop on a silver 2022 Toyota Highlander for misdemeanor traffic violations on I-76 on March 9, according to PCSO.
PCSO identified the driver and passenger as Alquippa, Pa. residents who said they went to Michigan for a date night so they could “drive around and smoke weed.”
Deputies established a probable cause to search the car, said PCSO.
PCSO listed these items that were seized in the search:
- 1,176 grams of THC edibles
- 110 pre-rolled marijuana blunts
- 43 electronic THC vape pens
- 20 packages of raw marijuana
- 84 electronic THC vape cartridges
- 100 grams of Hashish
- nearly $1,000 in cash
- loaded Kimber .380
The driver had a prior felony conviction for robbery, and was prohibited from possessing a firearm, according to PCSO.
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