Ferndale Borough man arrested for drugs after traffic stop

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Photo courtesy: Johnstown Police Department

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WTAJ) — A Ferndale Borough man is facing charges after police say they found marijuana in his vehicle after a traffic stop.

Andrew Colvin, 27, of Ferndale Borough, was spotted committing several vehicle code violations in downtown Johnstown on Monday.

According to police, when an officer initiated a traffic stop, Colvin appeared to be under the influence and was taken into custody and transported to Conemaugh Hospital for a blood test, which Colvin refused.

Police say after executing a search warrant on his vehicle, police found 60lbs of marijuana, valued at $300,000, packaged in special containers designed to mask the odor.

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