A traffic stop leads to drug bust in Racine County

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Posted at 10:46 AM, Dec 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-01 16:46:52-05

VILLAGE OF YORKVILLE — Two people are facing multiple charges after a traffic stop leads to a drug bust in the Village of Yorkville Saturday night.

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A Racine County Sheriff's Office Deputy was patrolling along I-94 at 9:30 p.m. when a 2003 Honda Odyssey approached with a defective side head lamp.

A traffic stop was attempted but the driver slowed down to 45 miles per hour and drove another mile before stopping.

The deputy could smell a strong marijuana odor coming from the vehicle while speaking to the driver and passenger.

The driver and passenger were removed from the vehicle so a search could be done.

During a search of the car deputies located 315.6 grams of marijuana, four packages of 500 mg THC edible gummies, 33 THC vape cartridges, 17.3 grams of THC dabs and drug paraphernallia.

Deputies say the two are being held on charges including possession with intent as a repeat drug offender, possession of THC as a repeat drug offender and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Each suspect is being held on a $10,100.00 bond.