Two Detroit men arrested for allegedly trafficking cocaine, crack in Sandusky Co.

Two Detroit men arrested for allegedly trafficking cocaine, crack in Sandusky Co.
Merle Fountain (Source: Sandusky County Jail)
Merle Fountain (Source: Sandusky County Jail)
Solomon Cobb (Source: Sandusky County Jail)
Solomon Cobb (Source: Sandusky County Jail)
(Source: OSHP)
(Source: OSHP)

SANDUSKY COUNTY, OH (WTOL) - Two Detroit men were arrested following a drug bust Tuesday on the Ohio Turnpike in Sandusky County.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, troopers pulled over a Jeep Compass driven by 44-year-old Merle Fountain.

During the stop, troopers say they detected an odor of marijuana and began a probable cause search. The search uncovered a "baseball size" bundle of compresses cocaine and crack.

The cocaine weighed approximately 60 grams and the crack weight approximately 11 grams.

Merle and his passenger, 38-year-old Solomon Cobb, were arrested and charged with possession and trafficking in cocaine.

They are incarcerated in the Sandusky County Jail.

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