Timothy Cahill arrested with 75 lbs of marijuana and half kilo of cocainePosted on March 8, 2001
A California man is scheduled to appear in the Shelby County Court today after Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers recovered 75 pounds of marijuana and over one-half kilogram of cocaine on Interstate 75 northbound near milepost 97 on Wednesday. Troopers said Timothy Cahill, 49, was charged with possession of marijuana, a second-degree felony, and possession of cocaine, a first-degree felony.
Troopers said at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Cahill was stopped in his 1999 Chevrolet Blazer for a following too close violation. A drug-detecting canine was on scene and alerted to the vehicle. A probable cause search revealed five packaged bricks of marijuana weighing approximately 75 pounds, and 546 grams of cocaine. The total street value of the drugs is over $224,000.
Cahill was incarcerated at the Shelby County Jail. If convicted of the second-degree felony, he could face up to eight years in prison, and a maximum $15,000 fine. If convicted of the first-degree felony, he could face up to 10 years in prison, and up to a $20,000 fine.
Source: Ohio State Police