Troopers Find 225 Heroin Balloons in Car


Ohio State troopers find 225 heroin balloons in Mansfield. (Photo Credit: Ohio State Highway Patrol)

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MANSFIELD, Ohio — An Ohio man is facing serious drug charges after troopers say they seized 225 balloons of suspected heroin from his truck.

It happened Sunday morning on State Route 13 northbound, near milepost 13, in Mansfield.

That’s where, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Shawn Schiffer, 41, of Shelby, was stopped for a warrant violation.

After he was arrested, troopers found the estimated 40 grams of heroin, worth nearly $6,000.

Schiffer was taken to Richland County Jail and charged with felony aggravated trafficking in heroin.

If convicted, he could face up to 10 years in prison and up to a $20,000 fine.

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