Police find 7 pounds of crystal meth during traffic stop

Elsa Ramires (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
Elsa Ramires (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A North Carolina woman was arrested over the weekend after police found crystal meth during a traffic stop on Interstate 275.

Police pulled over a rental car driven by Elsa Ibarra Ramires, 28, for following too close near the 38 milemarker.

The drugs were found after a probable cause search from a canine alert. Officers found seven pounds of crystal meth packaged in three plastic containers that were being driven from Houston, Texas.

Ramires was taken to the Hamilton County Justice Center and is being held on a $1 million bond.

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