COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKBN) – A driver pulled over for speeding is in jail after police find $6,000 in liquid narcotics in his vehicle.
Troopers with the Ohio State Highway Patrol pulled over a Chevrolet Impala with Illinois plates about 10:30 p.m. on Jan. 22 along Interstate 80 in Fulton County. During interaction with the driver, troopers detected an odor of marijuana.
A search of the vehicle revealed 10 bottles of liquid codeine, worth $6,000, and five fraudulent prescriptions.
The driver, Jimmy Pearson, 51, of Chicago, Illinois, and passengers Jamauris Johnson, 25, of Aurora, Ill., , Sarah Meh Kozeil, 20, of Wheaton, Ill., and passengers Abigail Clasen, 18, of Oswego, Ill., were arrested and charged with possession, trafficking, forgery, and illegal possession of drug documents.