Coshocton man charged with Drug Trafficking following traffic stop

David E. Smith

Authorities announced on Tuesday that a Coshocton man has been charged in connection to a traffic stop that led to the discovery of drugs.

41-year-old David E. Smith of Coshocton was formally charged with Aggravated Trafficking in Drugs, a first degree felony.

The Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Monday at approximately 12:05 p.m., the Detective Division and K-9 Division were working a narcotic interdiction and had initiated a traffic stop in the alleyway near O’Reilly Auto Parts.

Authorities said K-9 Charli conducted a narcotics sweep of the vehicle and confirmed that the vehicle had narcotics in it. The vehicle was searched and drugs, drug related items and a firearm were taken from the vehicle.


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