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.

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