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      $100,000 worth of cocaine seized in Lake Twp.

      Kilo of cocaine seized Wednesday in Lake Twp.

      Two men are behind bars in Wood County after a cocaine bust on the Ohio Turnpike.

      Troopers pulled over their car for a lanes violation Wednesday morning in Lake Township.

      A K-9 unit alert them to the vehicle and during the search troopers uncovered a kilo of cocaine worth about $100,000 on the street.

      29-year-old Robert Hammond, of Akron, and 45-year-old Eric Strickland of Chicago, were taken to the Wood County Jail and charged with drug abuse and trafficking in drugs, both first-degree felonies.

      If convicted each faces up to 20 years in prison and up to a $40,000 fine.