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Troopers find $4,500 worth of marijuana in Columbiana County

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LISBON, Ohio - The Ohio Highway patrol found marijuana in a car that troopers had pulled over for speeding in Columbiana County.

Troopers stopped a 2014 Nissan Altima on State Route 11 southbound, near the Route 45 exit at 7:27 p.m., on February 15.

Upon approaching the car, troopers detected an odor of raw marijuana coming from inside the vehicle.

A search of the vehicle revealed approximately two pounds of marijuana, worth an estimated $4,570.

The driver, 29-year-old Laura Thornton of Steubenville was incarcerated in the Columbiana County Jail and charged with possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony.

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