Two Arrested on Drug Trafficking Charges in Athens County

ALBANY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- Two people are charged with felony trafficking heroin with children present after being arrested at a house in Athens County, Ohio on Thursday.

According to the Athens County Sheriff's Department, deputies arrested Justin Hutchinson, 26, and Melissa Schoon, 22, both of Albany, Ohio, at their home on Lee Street. Deputies seized more than 11 grams of heroin along with syringes and scales and said that two young children were at the home at the time of the arrest.

The children were taken into the custody of Athens County Children Services.

Hutchinson and Schoon are being held in the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail.


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