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Bennington Police seized 23 grams of Ketamine and 4,300 in cash from a vehicle stopped for a traffic violation on Route 7 Tuesday

BENNINGTON, VT >> A Pittsfield, Mass. man is being charged after police found a large sum of cash in his vehicle along with the drug Ketamine.

Bennington Police said that on Tuesday at 6:40 p.m. an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle traveling north on Route 7. Police obtained a warrant to search the vehicle based on observations they made. In it they found $4,300 in cash and 23 grams of Ketamine. Police arrested one of the vehicle's occupants, Louis Ely, 21, and cited him for possession of a depressant.

— Staff Reports