Ohio State Highway Patrol found $3.7 million worth of heroin and meth inside a woman's truck after pulling her over during a routine traffic stop. (Ohio State Highway Patrol)
CAMBRIDGE, Ohio (Meredith) — A North Carolina woman was arrested after police found more than $3.7 million worth of heroin and meth in her truck during a routine traffic stop.
According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, police pulled over a rented 2018 Penske truck for following another vehicle too closely Wednesday morning in Cambridge, Ohio, which is about halfway between Columbus and Pittsburgh.
Fox 8 Cleveland reports a K-9 officer alerted troopers to search the truck. The search ended in the discovery of 110 pounds of heroin and meth.
The driver of the truck, 27-year-old Ashley Tramonte of Marion, North Carolina, was arrested. She is charged with possession of a controlled substance and drug trafficking.
If convicted, Tramonte could face up to 20 years in prison and up to a $40,000 fine.