Vacuumed-sealed bags of hydroponic marijuana seized on Turnpike - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Vacuumed-sealed bags of hydroponic marijuana seized on OH Turnpike

Posted: Updated:
  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • Missouri Peace Corps volunteer being evacuated

    Missouri Peace Corps volunteer being evacuated

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:37 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:37:06 GMT
    A Missouri man is among the hundreds of Peace Corps volunteers being evacuated from three West African nations affected by the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history.
    A Missouri man is among the hundreds of Peace Corps volunteers being evacuated from three West African nations affected by the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history.
  • Fancy Farm organizers want tamer crowd

    Fancy Farm organizers want tamer crowd

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:29:06 GMT
    Organizers of the Fancy Farm picnic say they want to tone down the heckling that has come to define Kentucky's signature political event.
    Organizers of the Fancy Farm picnic say they want to tone down the heckling that has come to define Kentucky's signature political event.
  • Rauner says he'll be 'champion' for Ill. farmers

    Rauner says he'll be 'champion' for Ill. farmers

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:26:18 GMT
    Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner (ROW'-nur) says a coalition of supporters from Illinois' agricultural community is backing his bid to unseat Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.
    Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner (ROW'-nur) says a coalition of supporters from Illinois' agricultural community is backing his bid to unseat Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.
LORAIN COUNTY, OH (Toledo News Now) -

A West Virginia man is facing felony charges after Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers seized four bags of hydroponic marijuana, worth $8,000, during a traffic stop on the Ohio Turnpike in Lorain County Monday.

Troopers stopped a 2013 Chrysler Town and Country with West Virginia registration for a following too closely violation on the Ohio Turnpike near milepost 134 at 11:29 a.m. Upon approaching the vehicle, troopers detected an odor of raw marijuana.

A probable cause search of the vehicle revealed four vacuum-sealed bags of hydroponic marijuana, weighing more than two pounds.

The driver, Mark Beard II, of Morgantown, WV, was incarcerated in the Lorain County Jail. He has been charged with possession and aggravated trafficking in marijuana, which are fifth-degree felonies.

Copyright 2013 Toledo News Now. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

310 Broadway
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

FCC Public File
publicfile@kfvs12.com
573-335-1212
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KFVS12. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.