Ohio troopers find 45 pounds of pot in suitcases

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

(Photo courtesy: Ohio State Highway Patrol)

ZANESVILLE, Ohio– The Ohio State Highway Patrol seized 45 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop last week.

Troopers pulled over a car on Interstate 70 in Muskingum County Friday morning. The highway patrol said a drug-sniffing dog alerted troopers so they searched the Audi.

The drugs, valued at $281,486, were inside suitcases.

Clifton A. Futch, 29, of Maryland, was taken to the Muskingum County Jail and charged with drug trafficking. He faces 10 years in prison, if convicted.

Google Map for coordinates 39.940345 by -82.013192.

Zanesville

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.