Nearly $23,000 of drugs seized in Montgomery Co. traffic stop

Courtesy: The Ohio State Highway Patrol

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Nearly $23,000 in drugs were seized from a car following a traffic stop in Montgomery County Sept. 4.

Sara Smith (Montgomery County Jail).
Sara Smith (Montgomery County Jail).

It happened just before 5 p.m. on Interstate 70 eastbound near mile marker 25.

“Criminal indicators were observed” and a K-9 officer alerted to the vehicle, indicating drugs inside. Troopers searched the vehicle and found four pounds of marijuana, a pound of marijuana shatter, a half gram of crystal methamphetamine, 15 Alprazolam and six Clonazepam pills, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

The drugs have a street value of $22,700.

The driver, Sara Smith, 25, of Dayton was taken to the Montgomery County Jail. She is charged with possession of marijuana and hashish, both third-degree felonies, and possession of methamphetamine, a fifth-degree felony. 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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