SCIOTO COUNTY, Ohio (WKBN) – Ohio State Highway Patrol officers confiscated 882 grams of methamphetamine and a gun during a traffic stop Sunday.
It happened about 5 p.m. on State Route 823 in Scioto County, which is located near the state border into Kentucky.
OSP pulled over a 2021 Chevy Malibu whose driver was a man from Michigan.
After a drug-sniffing dog was brought in and contraband was detected, officers located the methamphetamine, as well as a Glock 9mm handgun.
According to reports, the illegal drugs confiscated from the driver are estimated to be worth $88,200.
Michael D. Rogers, 31, was taken to the local county jail.
According to reports, he has been charged with two first-degree felonies of drug possession and drug trafficking. If he’s convicted, this could mean up to 22 years in jail and fines of up to $40,000.