A traffic stop in Scioto County, results in the confiscation of 26 grams of heroin.
According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, at about 7:11 p.m. Saturday, May 23, troopers stopped a 2014 Chrysler 200 on U.S. 23 with
Pennsylvania registration for following too closely and unsafe lane change.
After a drug-sniffing canine alerted to the vehicle, troopers said 26 grams of heroin were found behind the driver’s side headlight, inside the engine compartment.
The street value of the heroin was estimated to be about $3,900, and the driver of the vehicle, 47-year-old Jerry L. Bannon of Detroit was incarcerated and charged with possession of heroin, and trafficking in drugs.