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Troopers seize $17k of Ecstasy, apprehend wanted felon

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Troopers seized 10 bags of 998 Ecstasy tablets, worth an estimated $17,000. Troopers seized 10 bags of 998 Ecstasy tablets, worth an estimated $17,000.
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FINDLAY, OH (Toledo News Now) – A Cincinnati man is facing felony drug charges after Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers seized nearly 1,000 Ecstasy tablets, worth approximately $17,000, following a traffic stop in Hancock County.

Troopers stopped a 2012 Dodge Caliber for a traffic violation on Interstate 75 near milepost 160 at 12:28 a.m. Saturday. Troopers observed criminal indicators and were provided fraudulent identification from the driver. The driver was also found to have outstanding felony warrants for trafficking in marijuana and money laundering. An administrative inventory of the vehicle revealed 10 bags containing 998 Ecstasy tablets, located in the center console.

The driver, Marcus Coleman, 39, of Cincinnati, was incarcerated in the Hancock County Justice Center and charged with possession of Ecstasy, a first-degree felony.

If convicted, he could face up to 10 years in prison and up to a $20,000 fine.

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