(2-1-22) On February 1, 2022, at approximately 3:33 am. Darke County Sheriff’s Deputies conducted a traffic stop in the 600 Block of East Canal St, in Ansonia, Ohio for a traffic violation.

Brecht and K9 Bear

During initial contact with the driver, Landon Brecht (37), drug paraphernalia was observed inside the vehicle by the deputy. K9 Bear was deployed and indicated a positive alert on the vehicle.

While searching the vehicle deputies located a bag containing Methamphetamine with a weight of approximately 194 grams.Brecht was arrested and transported to the Darke County Jail where he is being held on Possession of Drugs, (Felony 1).