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Michigan man arrested on felony drug charges following traffic stop in Wood County





The Ohio State Highway Patrol has filed felony drug charges against a 31-year-old man from Warren, Michigan, after a traffic stop in Wood County.

During the traffic stop, troopers seized suspected fentanyl, including 30 grams of powder and nine pills, as well as two bottles containing 8 ounces of liquid promethazine, over 3 grams of marijuana, and an alprazolam pill, with a combined estimated worth of approximately $4,552, according to a press release from OSHP.

The incident occurred on Thursday, April 20 at 12:54 p.m., when troopers pulled over a 2021 Nissan Rogue with Kentucky registration on Interstate 80 for speed and following too close violations.

According to the release, upon interacting with the vehicle’s occupants, troopers detected the odor of raw marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. A consensual pat-down of the driver, identified as Dewone Desean-Kenneth Cook, led to the discovery of the drugs on his person. Subsequently, a probable cause search of the vehicle revealed additional drugs.

Cook was taken into custody and incarcerated in the Wood County Justice Center. He has been charged with possession and trafficking in fentanyl, both first-degree felonies, as well as possession of dangerous drugs, a fifth-degree felony. If convicted, Cook could face up to 23 years in prison and up to a $42,500 fine.

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