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      Monroe Street traffic stop leads to Toledo pot bust

      A traffic stop on Monroe Street led to a pot bust, Thursday, April 17.


      A routine traffic stop led to a drug bust by Ohio state troopers in Toledo last week.


      The Ohio State Highway Patrol says they pulled over a Chevrolet Suburban around 11:45 p.m. on Thursday, April 17 for license plate violations, marked lanes, and failure to signal.


      During the traffic stop, along Monroe Street in Toledo, troopers smelled a strong odor of raw marijuana.


      A search of the vehicle revealed a pound and a half of pot, worth nearly $6,500. The stashed hash was found underneath the vehicle's center console.



      READ: Toledo Police K9 sniffs out over 100 lbs of pot


      Troopers also found several scales and plastic bags.


      The driver of the vehicle, 26-year-old Antwaun J. Turner, of Toledo, was carrying $4,400 in cash on him.


      Turner faces charges of possession of marijuana and trafficking in marijuana. He is being held in the Lucas County Jail.

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