Troopers seize $37,269 worth of methamphetamine in Warren County

Meth seized by Ohio State Highway Patrol in Warren County on August 6 (Ohio State Highway Patrol)

Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers seized 369 grams of methamphetamine worth approximately $37,269 during a traffic stop in Warren County last week.

Troopers stopped the vehicle for following too close and a license plate light violation on Interstate 75 on August 6 around 9 p.m.

According to OSHP, the suspect fled while troopers approached the vehicle. During the pursuit, the suspect was seen throwing a bag out of the window before coming to a stop a short time later.

The suspect, identified as 36-year-old Jason A. Cundiff, was taken to the Warren County Jail and charged with possession and trafficking in a controlled substance, tampering with evidence and failure to comply with law enforcement.

If convicted, Cundiff faces up to 25 years in prison and up to a $50,000 fine.