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Ohio woman faces felony drug charges

Jan. 11, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

LUCASVILLE, Ohio -- An Ohio woman is facing felony drug charges after being stopped in Scioto County on Thursday, according to a news release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Lealoni Miller, 25, of Columbus, was charged with possession of a schedule II substance (crack cocaine) and drug trafficking and transported to the Scioto County Jail, according to the release. The drugs had a street value of $19,000, according to a news release.

If convicted, she could face up to 40 years in prison and be fined up to $40,000, according to the release.

Troopers stopped a 2014 Chevrolet Impala on U.S. 23 southbound at 3:37 p.m. Thursday for several marked lane violations. Troopers subsequently seized eight ounces of crack cocaine inside a hidden compartment behind the radio, according to the release.

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