State Highway Patrol troopers seize 70 pounds of marijuana

OSP Pot bust

The Ohio State Highway Patrol has filed felony charges against a California man after a Tuesday traffic stop in Wood County.  Troopers stopped a 2001 Acura MDX with California license plates on Oct. 24 at 12:05pm.  The driver, 25-year-old Pablo Ryan Herrerra of California, was pulled over for a following too close violation on I-80 near milepost 65.  A Patrol drug-sniffing dog alerted to the vehicle, and officers found 70 pounds of marijuana, valued at approximately $280,000.  Herrerra was charged with possession and trafficking in marijuana, both second-degree felonies.