Traffic stop leads to drug arrest in Darke County

Darke County Sheriff’s deputies seized suspected methamphetamine and arrested a driver during an early Tuesday traffic stop in Ansonia.

A deputy who stopped Landon Elijah Brecht, 37, around 3:30 a.m. in the 600 block of East Canal Street for a traffic violation spotted drug paraphernalia inside the vehicle, according to a release from the sheriff’s office.

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K9 Bear indicated a positive alert on the vehicle. A bag containing approximately 194 grams of suspected meth was found during a subsequent search, deputies said.

Brecht was arrested and booked into the Darke County Jail on suspicion of felony possession of drugs.

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