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Deputies find 425 pounds of pot during traffic stop

Warren County sheriff's deputies discovered 425 pounds of pot during a traffic stop early Tuesday along I-71. Warren County sheriff's deputies discovered 425 pounds of pot during a traffic stop early Tuesday along I-71.
Gregory Clayton, 31, of Cincinnati (L) and Jason Rapheal, 29, of Brooklyn, New York (R). Gregory Clayton, 31, of Cincinnati (L) and Jason Rapheal, 29, of Brooklyn, New York (R).
WARREN COUNTY, OH (FOX19) -

Two men were taken into custody after Warren County sheriff's deputies discovered 425 pounds of pot during a traffic stop along I-71.

Gregory Clayton, 31, of Cincinnati and Jason Rapheal, 29, of Brooklyn, New York, were stopped for a traffic offense on Tuesday around 1:45 a.m. near the 32 mile marker in Washington Township.

Sheriff's deputies said a further investigation during the traffic stop led to the discovery of 425 pounds of marijuana being transported in the 2006 Chrysler Pacifica.

Both men were arrested and charged with felony drug trafficking, drug abuse and possession of criminal tools.

Clayton and Rapheal are currently being held in the Warren County Jail on $331,200 bond.

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