Ashtabula traffic stops nets $7,000 in meth

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A man from New York with California licenses plates was arrested in an Ashtabula County traffic stop where troopers found a large bag of meth.

On March 23, troopers topped 57-year-old Derek  Tackitt on Interstate 90 for an illegal lane change. After troopers said they smelled marijuana, they searched the car and found 85 grams of methamphetamine worth $7,000.

Tackitt was taken to the Ashtabula County Jail on charges of drug possession.

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