Sunday night, November 10th Stg. Nick Laffoon with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department was working interdiction on U.S. 31 near Plymouth and stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation.
During the traffic stop officers located over 700 grams of marijuana in several different containers, marijuana paraphernalia, approximately 800 individual baggies, and other packaging materials.
The offender, Ryan T. Strefling, age 22 of Mishawaka was detained at the scene. He was later transported to the Marshall County Jail where he was lodged for Dealing in Marijuana and held on a $1,500 cash bond.
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