YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers reported finding 29 grams of crack cocaine during a Youngstown traffic stop.
Thursday, troopers stopped a rented 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee on South Avenue for a traffic violation. While speaking with the driver, investigators reported smelling marijuana.
A search of the vehicle then uncovered a plastic bag containing the crack cocaine, according to Highway Patrol. Investigators said the value of the drugs was $2,642.
Antwane J. Peeples, 26, of Youngstown, was charged with possession and trafficking in cocaine, both first-degree felonies. He was incarcerated in the Mahoning County Jail.