Troopers seize 92 pounds of marijuana in traffic stop

Troopers seized 92 pounds of marijuana valued at approximately $460,000 during a minor traffic stop.

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Ohio State Highway Patrol at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday pulled over a 2011 Ford Taurus on Interstate 70 near milepost 76 for an unsafe lane change violation. During the traffic stop, troopers detected an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle and searched the car, according to a release from the highway patrol.

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OSP filed felony drug charges against a 27-year-old Minnesota man, Whisky Vang. He was booked into the Tri-County Jail.

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Vang was charged with possession of marijuana and could face up to eight years in prison, if convicted, and up to a $15,000 fine.

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