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Traffic stop leads to seizure of crack cocaine

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A Portsmouth man is facing felony drug charges following a traffic stop in Scioto County.

Ohio State Troopers stopped a 2006 Ford Mustang on Dec. 27 on 13th Street in Portsmouth.

The driver, 29-year-old Lennon L. Brown was pulled over around 3 a.m. for a moving violation.  He was subsequently arrested for DUI.  During a search of his person, a baggie containing 24 individual baggies of crack cocaine located inside his pants pocket. 

Troopers also seized approximately $2,710 in cash. 

Brown was charged with possession of cocaine and trafficking cocaine.  He is being held in the Scioto County Jail.