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Two arrested in South Euclid after traffic stop leads to discovery of drugs, loaded gun

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SOUTH EUCLID  – Two men were arrested after a routine traffic stop in South Euclid led to a search discovering multiple kinds of drugs and a loaded gun, according to police.

An officer saw a car turn illegally and pulled them over. When the officer walked toward the vehicle, he smelled marijuana. After speaking with the driver, the officer discovered the 24-year-old had recently been released from prison and had a suspended license. He also had several warrants out for his arrest.

The suspect was placed under arrest and K9 Kolbe searched the vehicle.

Within the car, police said Kolbe found a bag with black tar heroin, a bag with brown powder heroin, a bag with crack cocaine and Oxycodone pills. There was also nearly 7 grams of marijuana.

A 9mm semi-automatic pistol was also discovered hidden behind the driver’s side kick panel and was fully loaded.

The second arrest was a 15-year-old riding as the passenger of the car.

Both were taken to city jail and charges are pending.