Illegal pills, pot seized during Hancock Co. traffic stop

Drugs seized in Hancock Co.

Two Kentucky men are locked up in the Hancock County Jail after they were busted with drugs on I-75.

State troopers pulled over a car with Kentucky registration Thursday around 5pm for following too closely.

The patrol says the driver give them permission to search the vehicle.

That's when they found a gram scale with drug residue and a bottle containing 29 Xanax pills and one Lortab pill underneath the front seat.

Troopers also discovered three bags of marijuana weighing 1.5 pounds in the trunk.

The drugs have a street value of $5,000.

The driver, Jimmy Brock, 31, and passenger, Joseph P. Lowell, 29, both of Gray, Kentucky are facing felony drug charges.,