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Troopers find $7K suspected cocaine, marijuana following traffic stop in Butler County

Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers say they filed felony drug charges against a Georgia man...
Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers say they filed felony drug charges against a Georgia man after a stop in Butler County. During the traffic stop, troopers say they seized 49 grams of suspected cocaine and 215 grams of marijuana worth approximately $7,150.(Ohio State Highway Patrol)
Published: May. 26, 2021 at 4:39 PM EDT
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BUTLER COUNTY, Ohio (FOX19) - A Georgia man is facing felony charges following a traffic stop in Butler County where state troopers say they seized suspected cocaine and marijuana worth about $7,150.

Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers stopped a 2004 Chevy Tahoe shortly after noon on May 28 for speeding on I-75.

Troopers say the driver threw a bag out the window, drove off, and they followed him until he parked the SUV and ran from the area.

Kilo J. Taylor, 34, of Atlanta, was later taken into custody without incident, a news release from OSHP said.

Troopers say they recovered a bag containing the suspected drugs and a loaded .38 revolver.

Taylor was charged with weapons under disabililty, improper handling of a firearm, trafficking in drugs, and fleeing and eluding.

If convicted, he would face up to seven years in prison and up to a $25,000 fine.

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