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Troopers seize $12,500 worth of marijuana, cocaine, loaded gun in Hancock County




HANCOCK COUNTY, OH — On Monday, troopers stopped a 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander with Tennessee registration for marked lanes and speed violations on Interstate 75 in Hancock County.

During interaction with the occupants, troopers detected an odor of raw marijuana coming from the vehicle. A probable cause search revealed two cardboard boxes containing 5 pounds of marijuana, cocaine and a loaded handgun.

The contraband has an approximate street value of $12,500. The driver, Denzell Price, 23, and passenger, Kennedy Greene, 22, of Knoxville, Tenn., were charged with possession of marijuana, a third-degree felony.

Price was also charged with having weapons under disability, a third-degree felony; carrying concealed weapon, a fourth-degree felony; and possession of cocaine, a fifth-degree felony. Both were incarcerated in the Hancock County Jail.

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