Ecstasy, pot, cash seized in Erie Co.

Drugs seized Sunday in Erie Co.

Two Cleveland area residents are behind bars in Erie County after a drug bust on the Ohio Turnpike near milepost 117.

Troopers pulled their vehicle over for speeding on Sunday afternoon. They smelled pot and saw a bag of yellow pills in plain view.

A search then revealed nearly 1,496 Ecstasy pills, six grams of pot and $3,210 in cash.

The driver, Victor Hunt, 37, of Cleveland, and passenger, Brittany Dickerson, 24, of Bedford, were incarcerated in the Erie County Jail and charged with aggravated possession and aggravated trafficking, both first-degree felonies; and possession of marijuana, a minor-misdemeanor.