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Troopers seize more than 1,000 Oxycodone pills in Hancock County traffic stop

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Troopers say Shuttlesworth had 1,066 Oxycodone pills, worth $31,980, on his person. (Source: Ohio State Highway Patrol) Troopers say Shuttlesworth had 1,066 Oxycodone pills, worth $31,980, on his person. (Source: Ohio State Highway Patrol)
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A Tennessee man is facing felony drug charges after Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers seized 1,066 Oxycodone pills, worth $31,980 following a traffic stop in Hancock County.

Troopers say they stopped a 2013 Kia Rio with Tennessee registration for a marked lanes and following too close violation on Interstate 75 near milepost 160 in Hancock County at 11:55 a.m. on Monday.

The patrol says a trooper smelled raw marijuana in the car and on the suspect, so the vehicle was searched. Troopers say they found the Oxycodone pills on 44-year-old Trenton Shuttlesworth's person. Shuttlesworth, of Nashville, Tennessee, was arrested on one count each of possession and trafficking of Oxycodone and taken to the Hancock County Justice Center.

If convicted Shuttlesworth could face up to 20 years in prison and up to a $40,000 fine.

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