COLUMBUS – Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers filed felony drug charges against two Tennessee men after a traffic stop in Wood County. During the traffic stop, troopers seized a Smith and Wesson MP .40 caliber handgun, 200 grams of marijuana and 660 grams of marijuana wax worth $15,000.
On May 18, at 4:30 p.m., troopers stopped a 2015 Nissan Altima with Tennessee registration for a speed violation on Interstate 75. While interacting with the occupants, troopers detected an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. A probable cause search revealed the contraband.
The driver, Cameron Reed, 24, of Antioch, Tenn., and passenger, Quadreon France, 23, of Smyrna, Tenn., were incarcerated in the Wood County Jail and charged with possession of hashish, a third-degree felony and possession of marijuana, a fifth-degree felony. France was also charged with improper transportation of a firearm, a fourth-degree felony.
If convicted, Reed could face up to four years in prison and up to a $12,500 fine and France could face up to five years in prison and up to a $17,500 fine.