Troopers Seize $276,600 Worth of Marijuana and Hash Oil in Summit County



RICHFIELD TOWNSHIP – Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers filed felony drug charges against a Nevada man after a traffic stop in Summit County. During the traffic stop, troopers seized 90 pounds of marijuana and 806 grams of hash oil worth approximately $276,600.

On January 15, at 2:48 p.m., troopers stopped a rented 2018 Nissan Rogue with Oregon registration for a marked lanes violation on the Ohio Turnpike. Criminal indicators were observed and a Patrol drug-sniffing canine alerted to the vehicle. A probable cause search revealed the contraband.

The driver, Justin Lee Clapper, age 34, of Reno, was incarcerated in the Summit County Jail and charged with possession and trafficking in marijuana and liquid hash, all second-degree felonies.

If convicted, he could face up to 32 years in prison and up to a $60,000 fine.

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