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California man facing felony charge after Ohio troopers seize $2.5 million worth of marijuana products Staff




Photos courtesy Tri-County Regional Jail, Ohio State Highway Patrol

MADISON COUNTY, Ohio — Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers filed a felony drug charge against a California man after a traffic stop in Madison County.

During the traffic stop, troopers seized 592 pounds of THC infused products of marijuana worth approximately $2.5 million.

On June 15, at 10:40 a.m., troopers stopped a 2019 Chevrolet Tahoe with California registration for a marked lanes violation on Interstate 70.

Criminal indicators were observed and a Patrol drug-sniffing canine alerted to the vehicle.

A probable cause search of the vehicle revealed the contraband.

The driver, Frank Tatick, 28, of Los Angeles, Calif., was incarcerated in the Tri-County Jail and charged with possession of drugs, a second-degree felony.

If convicted, he could face up to eight years in prison and up to a $15,000 fine.

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