Ashtabula man facing drug, weapons charges following Concord Township traffic stop

An Ashtabula man was arrested for felony drug possession and multiple felony weapons-related charges following a traffic stop in Concord Township.

According to a post on the Lake County Sheriff Office’s Facebook page, at 11:26 pm. March 4 Deputy Tony Osap was patroling in Concord Township when he conducted a traffic stop for an equipment violation on state Route 44 near Interstate 90. The lone occupant was identified as 19-year-old Landon Hunter Lee Reynolds of Ashtabula.

According to the post, during his contact with Reynolds, Osap detected a strong odor of marijuana emitting from inside the vehicle to which Reynolds admitted possessing.

A probable cause search of the vehicle yielded a fully loaded handgun and another handgun that was not loaded. Both firearms had been defaced in the areas of the serial numbers. Drug paraphernalia and small quantities of marijuana and Psilocybin mushrooms were also found during the vehicle search.

Reynolds was arrested on felony drug possession and multiple felony weapons-related charges. He was charged with not being in compliance with the Constitutional Carry Law and provisions, a third-degree felony, and improper handling of a firearm, a fourth-degree felony.

He was also charged with the following misdemeanors: Two counts of defacing a firearm, possession of criminal tools, underaged alcohol possession, possession of drug paraphernalia and a standard equipment violation.

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