Traffic Stop Reveals Drugs

by Erika Brooks on January 31, 2013 at 12:08 pm

The Athens County Sheriff’s Department has one person in custody after discovering cocaine during a traffic stop.

Athens County Sheriff Patrick Kelly says this afternoon Sheriff Deputies Matt May and Allen Warren stopped a vehicle in Nelsonville, Deputy May’s canine indicated on the vehicle and after a search deputies seized 10 grams of cocaine, scales and marijuana. The driver 23 year old Bradley Diefenderfer of Columbus was arrested and transported to the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail.

A passenger Andres A. Rivas was cited for possession of marijuana and released.