PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (WJW)– The Ohio State Highway Patrol seized more than $15,000 worth of methamphetamine and heroin during a traffic stop on Wednesday.
Troopers stopped a car on U.S. 23 in Scioto County for marked lane violations and tinted windows.
While speaking with the driver, troopers noticed the smell of marijuana and performed a search. According to the highway patrol, they discovered 108 grams of meth, 46 grams of heroin and two loaded handguns. The patrol estimated the drugs are worth about $15,400.
Taylor J. Dennis, 23, of Dayton, was arrested for possession and trafficking in drugs, and taken to the Scioto County Jail. He faces up to 30 years in prison.