12/1/2017 2:12:00 PM Troopers seize 453 grams of Meth
Troopers from the Jackson Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol confiscated a large quantity of Methamphetamine following a traffic stop on U.S. Route 35 in Jackson County last Saturday, Nov. 25. Three Dayton men faces first-degree felony charges as a result. (Ohio State Highway Patrol Photo)
Three Dayton men face major charges after Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers found a large quantity of Methamphetamine in the vehicle they were traveling in on U.S. Route 35 in Jackson County.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol reports that troopers stopped a 2012 model Chevy Impala for a window-tint violation on U.S. Route 35 last Saturday, Nov. 25. During interaction with the occupants, troopers detected an odor of raw Marijuana.
A probable-cause search of the vehicle revealed 453 grams of Methamphetamine concealed inside the engine compartment. The driver also surrendered three grams of Marijuana from his person. The contraband has an approximate street value of $68,000.
The driver, Jaevon Wells, 23, and passengers, Antwane J. McDonald, 25, and James A. Brown, 24, all from Dayton, were charged with Possession Of A Controlled Substance and Trafficking In Drugs, both first-degree felonies. All three were incarcerated in the Jackson County Correctional Facility.