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Ohio woman faces felony drug trafficking charges after police discover oxycodone pills during traffic stop

March 22, 2017  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
Ohio woman faces felony drug trafficking charges after police discover oxycodone pills during traffic stop

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Authorities in Ohio say an Athens woman has been arrested on felony drug trafficking charges after a lengthy investigation.

Ohio State Police officials say 22-year-old Jessica M. Cremeans, was taken into custody on Saturday after she was pulled over U.S. 33. Authorities discovered that Cremeans possessed over 130 Oxycodone pills. Cremeans had three people in her car at the time of the traffic stop, two of whom were underage.

According to ABC6,  Cremeans was traveling back from Michigan, where investigator believe she illegally purchased the pills and had three people in her car at the time of the traffic stop, two of whom were underage.

(Courtesy: Athens County Sheriff’s Office)

The Athens County Sheriff’s Office reported that a long-term probe by the Major Crimes and Interdiction Unit had uncovered Cremeans was dealing the pills around Athens County area.

“Jessica M. Cremeans was taken to Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail on charges of first-degree drug trafficking, second-degree drug possession, third-degree drug trafficking and a third-degree tampering with evidence,” Sheriff Rodney Smith announced in a news release.

Furthermore,  the Athens County Sheriff’s Office indicated additional felony drug-related charges in the case might be filed against Cremeans.

Smith gave no indication how long the major crimes unit had Cremeans under investigation.

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