Suspect facing drug trafficking charge after Youngstown traffic stop

Antwane Peeples, of Youngstown, was charged with possession and trafficking in cocaine

Crack cocaine seized in Youngstown traffic stop

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.

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