Items seized by the Athens County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Interdiction Unit

Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Charges In Athens County

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CHAUNCEY, Ohio (WOUB) — The Athens County Sheriff’s Office says “criminal indicators were observed” by their

Joshua Smoot Fahlgren
Joshua Smoot Fahlgren [Athens Co. Sheriff’s Office]
Criminal Interdiction Unit (CIU) during a July 25 stop on U.S. Route 33 near Chauncey and that led to the K-9, Bora, being deployed.

Bora reportedly sniffed enough for a search to find more than 91 grams of liquid THC, THC edibles, and other marijuana related products.

Joshua Smoot Fahlgren, 29, from Parkersburg, was arrested on the spot.

Fahlgren is now charged with drug possession and trafficking.