Barnesville traffic stop results in drug bust


The Barnesville Police Department recovered more than 60 pounds of drugs following a traffic stop near S. Lincoln Ave. early Sunday morning.

Police say the vehicle was pulled over for moving violation. Law enforcements conducted a vehicle search after suspecting possible narcotics. 

Methamphetamine, heroin, prescription pills and marijuana were found inside the vehicle, in addition to a handgun and more than $800 cash. 

The driver and the only passenger in the vehicle were transportated to the Belmont County Jail. Both offenders are facing first degree felonies for drug trafficking.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.


More Video

Ohio Lottery

Trending Stories

More Top News

WTRF 7News Twitter