CUYAHOGA FALLS — A Toledo woman has been charged with fourth-degree felony drug trafficking after marijuana, THC cartridges and cash were found in her vehicle during a traffic stop May 1.
Police said an officer stopped 19-year-old Jaime S. Shiffler for a turn signal violation on Front Street near the city’s southern line at a little after 5 p.m. When the officer approached the vehicle he could smell the odor of marijuana coming from it and during a search, said police. 1.7 pounds of suspected marijuana and nearly $1,400 was found.
Police said they also found 45 containers of THC vapor cartridges in the vehicle, but these are not included on a complaint that they filed in Stow Municipal Court on Thursday.
According to court records, Shiffler entered a felony no plea at her arraignment May 2 and she pleaded not guilty to the turn signal violation as well as to a minor misdemeanor driving with a temporary permit citation. She is scheduled for a felony status hearing before Judge Kim Hoover on May 8 at 10:30 a.m.
Shiffler was released from Cuyahoga Falls City Jail on a 10 percent of $10,000 bond on May 3. An attorney for Shiffler could not immediately be identified for comment.
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