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Ottawa County Deputies find $55K worth of marijuana during traffic stop

Deputies say the drugs were concealed inside of garbage bags in the bed of a truck
Deputies discovered 46 lbs of marijuana in the bed of a truck Sunday morning on SR-2 near SR-590.
Deputies discovered 46 lbs of marijuana in the bed of a truck Sunday morning on SR-2 near SR-590.(Ottawa County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Feb. 28, 2021 at 8:06 PM EST
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OTTAWA COUNTY, Ohio (WTVG) - A woman is being charged with drug trafficking after Ottawa County Sheriff’s deputies discovered dozens of pounds of marijuana in her truck during a Sunday morning traffic stop.

Around 8:30 a.m., deputies pulled over a vehicle on State Route 2 near State Route 590 for speeding. Deputies say they smelled marijuana and then checked the vehicle. They discovered 46 pounds of marijuana in the truck bed concealed in garbage bags.

Deputies estimate the drugs have a street value of more than $55,000.

Amanda Brewart is charged with possession of drugs and drug trafficking.

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