North Carolina Highway Patrol seizes nearly 4 million in drugs in traffic stop

NCSHP Meth and Heroin bust

A North Carolina woman is facing felony drug charges after State Highway Patrol troopers say they discovered more than 100 pounds of heroin and methamphetamine in her rented truck.  A news release from the patrol says a Penske truck driven by Ashley N. Tramonte, 27, of Marion, N.C., was stopped at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday on Interstate 70 in Guernsey County, which is in southeast Ohio.  Troopers stopped the truck because it was following another vehicle too closely.  The patrol says a drug-sniffing dog was brought in and indicated there were drugs in the truck.  About 110 pounds of heroin and methamphetamine, valued at $3.7 million, was found by troopers, the release says.

5/15/18

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