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PICKAWAY COUNTY – Traffic Stop Leads to Almost 14 Years in Prison for Driver and Passenger


Pickaway County OH – Two people were arrested after a traffic stop lead to a large drug bust in Pickaway County.

On February 10, 2020, at or around 11:15 PM Deputy Ryan Howard initiated a traffic stop on a 2007 white Chevrolet SUV on US Rte 23 in the area of Little Walnut for a traffic violation.

Deputy Howard initially made contact with the driver Danielle D. Lorah 32-year-old female out of Columbus, Ohio. Deputy Howard then spoke with the passenger Carl F. G. Newland, a 41-year-old male also out of Columbus, Ohio. Danielle Lorah did not have a valid driver’s license and Carl Newland had outstanding warrants for his arrest.

Upon search of the vehicle the Deputies located over 126 grams of Heroin, over 32 grams of Methamphetamine, 10 Clonazepam pills, scales, and 2 smoking pipes.

Both Carl Newland and Danielle Lorah were sentenced this week in Pickaway County Common Pleas. Lorah was charged with Trafficking in Heroin a Felony and received 3 to 4 1/2 years in prison. Newland was charged with Aggravated Trafficking in Drugs and Trafficking in Heroin both Felonies and was sentenced to 6 to 9 years in prison.