Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

LEBANON, Ohio (WDTN) – A Michigan man was arrested on drug charges after being being stopped in Warren County by the Ohio State Highway Patrol for a traffic violation.

Michael T. Johnson, 28, of Swartz Creek, Mich., was stopped on Interstate 75 southbound, near milepost 34 on May 15.

Troopers said the saw a marijuana pipe in plain view and a probable caused search found more than a pound of marijuana; a small amount of psilocybin mushrooms, and several pieces of drug paraphernalia.

Johnson was incarcerated in the Warren County Jail and charged with trafficking in drugs and three counts of possession of drugs.

Troopers valued the drugs at $6,700. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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