DUQUESNE, Pa. (KDKA) – A man was arrested after a traffic stop in Duquesne led to the seizure of drugs and almost $15,000 in cash.
The City of Duquesne Police Department said on Facebook they were dispatched to North Second Street and North Fifth Street Sunday morning after reports of suspicious activity.READ MORE: More Than $100,000 Raised For Family Of Kara Leo After She Was Struck, Killed By Tree Branch
According to police, they saw a 29-year-old man with convictions for drug crimes circling the area.READ MORE: Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Lawrence and Beaver Counties, Parts Of Ohio
Waiting in a marked vehicle along Route 837, police caught the man driving 51 mph in a 32 mph zone, so they pulled him over.
After searching the vehicle, they seized 13 bags of marijuana, approximately $15,000 in cash, a scale, baggies and cell phones.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Police: Man In Critical Condition After Shooting On North Side
The man was arrested and taken to the Allegheny County Jail. He’s facing multiple drug-related charges.