I-75 traffic stop turns into drug bust |
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A Florida man was charged with possession of drugs with intent to distribute following a traffic stop Tuesday on Interstate 75.
Monroe County deputies pulled over Lucas Michael Johnson, 37, near mile marker 191. They said he was following too closely behind another vehicle and he changed lanes without signaling, a news release states.
Deputies discovered that Johnson's driver's license was suspended in Oregon and Florida. The suspect's vehicle was searched and deputies found a small amount of heroin, two to three pounds of marijuana and more than $100,000 cash, the news release states.
It was also found that Johnson has several previous drug-related charges in New York, Florida and Kansas.
He's was taken to Monroe County jail and charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession with the intent to distribute marijuana, driving on a suspended license, failure to signal and following too closely.