Drug and Drunk Driving Arrests Keep Deputies Busy in Athens County

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

ATHENS COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A pound of marijuana and over an ounce of cocaine are now off the streets in Athens County, Ohio.

Sheriff Pat Kelly says deputies found the stash after stopping a car in Nelsonville.

Brian Phillips, 41, from the Plains was arrested and charged with possession.

Sheriff Kelly says over the past three days, deputies have arrested 4 people for attempting to bring heroin into the county.

In addition to those arrests, Sheriff Kelly says one person was caught with cocaine and arrested. He also says two drunk drivers are now behind bars.

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