Butler County deputies seize kilo of cocaine during a traffic stop in West Chester Twp.

Credit: AP

Credit: AP

A Texas man is in jail after he was arrested with a kilo of cocaine Thursday by the Butler County Sheriff’s Office during a traffic stop on Interstate 75, officials reported.

The driver was pulled over on southbound I-75 near Union Center about 8 a.m. for traffic violations.

Bryan Cole Miller, 53, of Galveston, was the only occupant in the vehicle. A police dog alerted on the vehicle and deputies located concealed drugs, according to the Butler County Sheriff’s Office.

Approximately one kilo, or 2.2 pounds, of cocaine was seized. It has an estimated value of $70,000.

Miller is charged with trafficking in drugs and possession of drugs, both first-degree felonies. A 40-caliber handgun and ammunition were located in the vehicle. He is also charged with having weapons under disability, a third-degree felony.

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