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Air Jordans, cordless drill among stolen items found during traffic stop

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SANDUSKY, OH (Toledo News Now) -

Two Ohio men are facing felony charges after Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers recovered stolen property, worth an estimated $1,500, following a traffic stop in Erie County Thursday.

Troopers stopped a 2005 Chrysler 300 for a window tint violation on Interstate 80 near milepost 121 at 12:34 p.m. Upon approaching the vehicle, troopers observed two new Dyson vacuums on the back seat, along with several clothing items that had sale tags attached. During interaction with the driver, he admitted the items were stolen.

The recovered items included a Dewalt 20v cordless drill, five fitted ball caps, numerous Champs brand shirts, Nike Air Jordan sneakers and a shoe display rack.

The driver, Daniel A. Richardson, 34, and passenger, Roy N. Marquez, 27, of Lorain, were incarcerated in the Erie County Jail. They have been charged with receiving stolen property, which is a fifth-degree felony.

If convicted, each could face up to a year in prison and up to a $2,500 fine.

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