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K9 Officer Justice Finds Bindle of Cocaine and Other Drugs
Thursday Apr 12, 2018 5:31am
Montpelier, OH

By: Sheila McCrea

An area K9 Officer was key in a drug arrest, following a Wednesday night traffic stop.

The Montpelier Police Departments says that during a routine traffice stop, K9 Officer Justice alerted to the vehicle, which resulted in a find of various drugs, including a bindle of cocaine. In addition to the cocaine, other packaged drugs including heroin and meth were located. Authorities also found other items related to possible criminal activity.

Authorities arrested Troy Smith on a warrant out of Bryan Municipal Court. He was further charged with Felony Trafficking, Possession of Drug Abuse Instruments, and Possession of Criminal Tools after the Wednesday night stop.

Also arrested was Elaine Trigo, who had an arrested out of Celina Municipal Court. Trigo was further charged with Felony Trafficking, Possession of Drug Abuse Instruments, Possession of Criminal Tools, Falsification, and DUS.

The incident remains under investigation by authorities.

Bindle of Cocaine found on 4/11/18 - Montpelier Police Department Photo
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