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Scioto county woman arrested on drug charges

Jan. 02, 2013 @ 10:55 PM

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio -- A Scioto County woman was arrested last week on drug charges, according to Sheriff Marty V. Donini.

Cynthia J. Skaggs, 54, of Crull Street, West Portsmouth, was charged with trafficking in heroin within the vicinity of a juvenile, trafficking in heroin, possession of heroin, tampering with evidence and possession of criminal tools, according to a news release.

Authorities recovered 74 packages of heroin containing 3.6 grams of heroin, according to the release. Skaggs is being held in the Scioto County Jail without bond pending an appearance in Scioto County Common Pleas Court.

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