ELYRIA, Ohio (WDTN) - A Pennsylvania man was arrested on the Ohio Turnpike Wednesday with what Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers said was nearly $40,000 worth of pot.
Troopers stopped James M. Rabuck's 1999 Buick, in Lorain County for a marked lanes violation. They said after criminal indicators were observed, they brought a drug-sniffing canine to the car and a probable cause search uncovered eight pounds of hydroponic marijuana, a pound of oil marijuana hash, and 140 grams of solid marijuana hash.
Rabuck, 42, of Middletown, Pa., is charged with possession of liquid marijuana hash, possession of marijuana and solid marijuana hash and aggravated trafficking in drugs.
If convicted he could face up to 23 years in prison and up to a $45,000 fine.
Riverside residents met with the Ohio EPA and Ohio Department of Health after concerns of toxic chemicals could be polluting their homes.
The Darke County Sheriff's Office was busy responding to several weather-related crashes Tuesday night. Deputies say many of the main roads are clear but most of the secondary streets are caked in ice and snow.
2 NEWS has confirmed Deb Piotrowski will leave her position with Xenia Community Schools.
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A plan to build a $22-million dollar sports complex next door to the new music center was approved at Tuesday night's Huber Heights City Planning Commission meeting.