Troopers find $6K in drugs in car carrying 2 small kids

Staff report


A Youngstown man is jailed on drug and child-endangering charges after the Ohio State Highway Patrol seized three pounds of suspected marijuana and removed two small children from his car.

Rahsie Garner, 32, is charged with with possession of marijuana and trafficking in marijuana Wednesday after being stopped on the Ohio Turnpike near Boardman just after 11 a.m. for an improper lane change. The drugs have a street value of $6,000.

The child endangering charge, a first-degree misdemeanor, was added after troopers discovered the children inside the vehicle. They’ve been released to their grandmother. Garner was booked into Mahoning County jail where he will await arraignment.

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