Ohio troopers seize $600,000 worth of drugs in traffic stop

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Ohio State Highway Patrol said a New York man is facing felony drug charges after troopers seized eight pounds of drugs during a traffic stop in Madison County.

Troopers stopped a 2016 Chevrolet Cruz with Iowa tags for a marked lanes violation on Interstate 70 around noon on February 7.

Authorities said 'criminal indicators were observed' and a drug-sniffing dog was used.

Troopers found six pounds of cocaine and two pounds of heroin, valued at approximately $600,000.

The driver, 40-year-old Santos Staling of Bronx, N.Y., was taken to the Tri-County Jail and charged with possession of cocaine and heroin.

If convicted, Staling faces up to 20 years in prison and up to a $40,000 fine.