“BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Troopers pulling over a Rhode Island-registered car on the Ohio Turnpike confiscated 17 pounds of heroin in what authorities say is the largest heroin seizure in the Highway Patrol‘s history.
The patrol says the driver, from Woodhaven, N.Y., has been jailed in Toledo and the case turned over the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Police say he was driving in northwest Ohio at about 10 a.m. Wednesday when he was stopped for following another vehicle too closely.
The patrol’s previous record for heroin seizure was 12 pounds in 2004.”
Read the original article at the Providence Journal Online.
**The Law Offices of John R. Grasso, Inc. does not represent any party in this case.
As a former police officer, Attorney John R. Grasso provides his clients with a unique insider knowledge to the methods used by the arresting officers in any drug arrest case. With Attorney John Grasso defending your case, you can rest assured your criminal defense attorney will vigorously advocate on your behalf and work tirelessly to ensure your defense is presented against the State prosecution of your criminal drug charges.
If you, or anyone you know, has been charged with a drug-related felony, an experienced Rhode Island criminal defense attorney can offer you the best chance of avoiding the most severe consequences associated with a drug conviction. Make your first phone call to Attorney John R. Grasso, and guarantee that your criminal defense attorney has a proven record of defending his clients against state and federal drug charges.