At 12:30 p.m. March 23, troopers stopped a 2014 Honda Accord with California registration for a marked lanes violation on Interstate 90. While interacting with the driver, troopers detected an odor of raw marijuana coming from the vehicle. A probable cause search revealed user amounts of marijuana. A further search revealed the additional contraband.
The driver, Derek L. Tackitt, 57, of Clayton, N.Y., was incarcerated in the Ashtabula County Jail and charged with possession of a schedule II controlled substance, a second-degree felony.
If convicted, he could face up to eight years in prison and up to a $15,000 fine.