Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Bust, $40K At Ohio Storage Facility

Posted by Modern Storage Media on Apr 9, 2024 8:14:14 AM

A traffic stop has led to the discovery of suspected cocaine and heroin and more than $42,000 in cash in a Kettering, Ohio storage unit.


According to the Kettering police log, around 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, an officer stopped a vehicle for a window tint violation. The officer smelled marijuana and the driver reportedly gave police permission to search the vehicle.

During the search, police found marijuana in the console as well as 23.29 grams of suspected fentanyl in the space behind the radio faceplate.


Screenshot 2024-04-09 at 8.03.49 AMWhile investigating, officers learned the driver was renting a storage unit at Car-Go Self Storage on South Dixie Drive.


A police K9 gave a positive indication for drugs outside the driver's storage unit.


Narcotics detectives received a search warrant for the unit and discovered approximately 520 grams of suspected cocaine. 60 grams of suspected heroin, three ecstasy pills and $42,800 in cash.