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Police arrest two with more than 1,100 pills

Feb. 15, 2013 @ 11:38 PM

LUCASVILLE, Ohio -- A Scioto County traffic stop netted more than 1,100 Oxycodone pills Thursday evening.

The driver of the vehicle, Anthony D. Owens, 47, and the passenger, Marquetta M. Davis, 24, both of Detroit, were charged with possession of a schedule II substance and drug trafficking, both first-degree felonies. Both were transported to the Scioto County Jail.

Troopers from the Ohio State Highway Patrol stopped the vehicle Owens was driving, a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu, on U.S. 23 in Lucasville, Ohio, at approximately 10:20 p.m. Thursday for several moving violations. According to a press release, troopers said they detected an odor of marijuana coming from the passenger compartment of the vehicle, and a search was conducted. During the search, officers discovered five grams of marijuana and 1,116 Oxycodone 30 mg pills. The contraband has a combined street value at $27,000.



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