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This morning at about 2:00 a.m. on SR 63 just north of US 136 (that is about four miles west of Covington) a speeding car was stopped and approximately four pounds of alleged marijuana was found in the inside of the car.

Trooper Kevin Jeffries was stationary monitoring traffic when he got a reading of 86 mph in a 60 mph zone.

Trooper Jeffries pulled out and stopped a gray 2019 Hyundai Elantra being driven by Angelo D. Johnson, 21 of Danville, IL  While talking to Angelo through the car window, Trooper Jeffries could smell the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. 

Upon searching of the vehicle, approximately four pounds of suspected marijuana was found in the trunk of the vehicle.  Angelo was taken into custody and charged with;

  • Possession of over 30 grams of Marijuana with Prior Conviction
  • Dealing Marijuana with Prior Conviction

Angelo was booked into the Warren County Jail. 

Assisting Trooper Jeffries was Trooper Mason Willey and Maskel Towing.  The investigation is continuing.