SANDUSKY, Ohio — Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers recovered $1,500 worth of stolen merchandise during a traffic stop in Erie County Thursday.
Troopers stopped a 2005 Chrysler 300 on Interstate 80 for a window tint violation. When troopers approached the vehicle, they found two new Dyson vacuums in the back seat, along with several clothing items with the tags still attached.
Troopers recovered a DeWalt 20v cordless drill, five fitted baseball caps, several Champs brand shirts, Nike Air Jordan sneakers and a shoe display rack.
The driver admitted to troopers that the items were stolen, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
Daniel A. Richardson, 34, and Roy N. Marquez, 27, of Lorain are charged with receiving stolen property, a fifth-degree felony. If convicted, they could face up to 12 months in prison and a $2,500 fine.