Traffic stop in Aberdeen leads to drug arrest

Jonathan Wright - [email protected]

ABERDEEN, Ohio — A traffic stop made by the Aberdeen Police Department on US 52 near the Valero gas station Sunday night in Aberdeen quickly became a drug bust, leading into two arrests.

According to Officer John Amole of the Aberdeen Police, he had been following a 2006 Lincoln attempting to turn and pull into the gas station. After making a questionable maneuver into the station, Amole pulled the vehicle over, finding a male driver, Daniel Pack, of New Vienna, Ohio, a female passenger and a male passenger.

The male passenger, upon investigation, had an active midemeanor warrant on him from Clinton County, Ohio.

He was incarcerated, and sent to the Brown County Jail where he was then transfered to Clinton County, according to Amole.

Among Amole, Ripley Police Department Sgt. Corey Heron with K9 Bragi and Officer Daniel Pangallo who were also on scene. After identifying a the passenger had an active warrant, a vehicle search was conducted.

The vehicle search uncovered prescription narcotics, over $400 in cash, drug paraphernalia and approximately 48 grams of methamphetamine with a street value of over $4,000.

Pack was also arrested and sent to the Brown County Jail, where he currently resides.

Amole is greatful for the assist by the other officers, and said the drug bust wouldn’t have been possible without the efforts of the K9 unit Sgt. Heron and Bragi.

Jonathan Wright

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