Dickinson County Deputies Seize $67,000 in Suspected Drug Money
KSAL Staff - Thu 12:01 PM 03/29/2012
A traffic stop along Interstate 70 in Dickinson County by a sheriff deputy leads to a seizure of a large amount of suspected drug money.
According to the Dickinson County Sheriff's Office, on Sunday a deputy stopped a vehicle for a minor license plate violation. During the stop, the deputy detected a strong smell of marijuana and ended up conducting a search.
During the search, the deputy discovered 24 grams of marijuana and 2 pistols. Also discovered was $67,000 in cash.
The driver and a passenger were both arrested. They are identified as Chad Stevens and Alayna Murphy, both from Delaware, Ohio. Each could face charges that include possession marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
The $67,000 in cash was seized by the sheriff's office as drug proceeds.