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Troopers seize $158,000 worth of drugs in Wyandot County Staff




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Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers filed a felony drug charge against an Ohio man after a traffic stop in Wyandot County.

During the traffic stop, troopers seized 1,300 dose units of ecstasy pills and 120 bottles of promethazine cough syrup worth approximately $158,000.

On Sept. 4, at 12:49 p.m., troopers stopped a 2020 Toyota Camry with Ohio registration for a speed violation on state Route 15.

While interacting with the occupants, troopers detected an odor of burnt marijuana coming from the vehicle. A probable cause search revealed the contraband.

The driver, 23-year-old Daniel Woodard, of Columbus, was incarcerated in the Wyandot 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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