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UPDATE | Gallia County woman sentenced to 34 years on drug charges

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Published: Nov. 22, 2017 at 2:34 PM EST
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UPDATE 4/23/19 @ 8:40 p.m.

A woman who was convicted on several drug charges was sentenced Tuesday to 34 years in prison, according to information from Gallia County Common Pleas Court.

Brandy J. Miller, 32, of Gallipolis, had been convicted of 11 felony charges, including first-degree possession/trafficking heroin, tampering with evidence and aggravated drug trafficking.

In April 2017, Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers found more than 153 grams of heroin and carfentanil on Miller after a traffic stop near the intersection of state Route 160 and Jackson Pike in Bidwell.

A K-9 unit was brought to the scene and smelled narcotics coming from the vehicle. Crack, heroin and meth were all found in Miller's possession.

Deputies performed a search warrant at Miller's home and found a weapon, cash and other items.


ORIGINAL STORY 11/22/17

A woman is in custody after drugs, money and weapons were found after an investigation in Gallia County.

Brandy Miller, 30, of Gallipolis, is facing charges.

According to a release, Ohio State High Patrol pulled over the car Miller was driving for a traffic stop near the intersection of state Route 160 and Jackson Pike.

A K-9 unit was brought to the scene and smelled narcotics coming from the vehicle.

Crack, heroin and meth were all found in Miller's possession.

Deputies performed a search warrant at Miller's home and found a weapon, cash and additional items.

“This investigation is yet another example of how our law enforcement agencies are working jointly to attack the drug trade coming into our county from source cities," said Sheriff Matt Champlin.