Highway Patrol: Drugs worth $600,000 seized during Summit County traffic stop

6 kilos of heroin and a half pound of cocaine were seized

Two men are facing felony drug charges after Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers seized 6 kilos of heroin and a half pound of cocaine, worth approximately $600,000, during a traffic stop in Summit County.

AKRON, Ohio (WYTV) – Two men are facing felony drug charges after Ohio State Highway Patrol said troopers seized 6 kilos of heroin and a half pound of cocaine, worth approximately $600,000, during a traffic stop in Summit County.

Troopers stopped a 2016 Lincoln Navigator for a speed violation on Interstate 76, near milepost 21, at 12:59 p.m. June 24. Investigators say a drug-sniffing dog alerted to the vehicle, and a search discovered the drugs.

The driver, 28-year-old Roberto Campas, of Canton, and passenger, 32-year-old Ernesto Medina, of California, were charged with possession of heroin and cocaine and aggravated trafficking in drugs. They were taken to Summit County Jail.

If convicted, each could face up to 30 years in prison and up to a $60,000 fine, according to Highway Patrol.

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