Traffic stops leads troopers to multi-million dollar drug bust

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A North Carolina woman was arrested by the Ohio State Highway Patrol for allegedly having millions of dollars in drugs.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol has filed felony drug charges against a North Carolina woman after troopers seized 110-pounds of heroin and methamphetamine during a traffic stop in Cambridge.

The drugs have an estimated value of $3.7 million. The driver, Ashley N. Tramonte, 27, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance and trafficking in drugs. Both counts are first-degree felonies.

If convicted, she could face up to 20 years in prison and up to a $40,000 fine.

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