Union Twp. Traffic Stop Results in Drug Arrest

handcuffsUNION Twp., Pa. (EYT) – DuBois-based State Police have released details surrounding a recent drug arrest on Interstate 80 in the Union Township, Clearfield County.

Police say the incident happened on April 11 around 9:51 AM.

Jovanni Mateo, 27, of Manteno, IL, was stopped for speeding on Interstate 80 westbound near mile marker 104.2.

When officers approached the vehicle, a strong odor of marijuana was detected.

A search of the vehicle yielded a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Mateo was subsequently taken into custody on related charges.

He was lodged in the Clearfield County Jail.

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