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Dunbar Police Say Ohio Couple Arrested After Prescription Pills Found In Vehicle

Reported: May. 6, 2014 10:06 AM EDT
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DUNBAR, W.Va. (Jeff Morris) – Dunbar police said they arrested a Chesapeake, Ohio, couple after they made a traffic stop and found prescription pills in a vehicle.

Kevin Ray Barnette, 47, and Nancy Lynn Day, 40, were charged with possession with intent to deliver and conspiracy after they were stopped about 7 p.m. Monday on Dunbar Avenue, according to criminal complaints filed in Kanawha County Magistrate Court.

A Dunbar officer said he stopped the vehicle and noticed that Barnette’s actions were sluggish and his speech was slurred. Inside the vehicle, police said, they found morphine and oxycodone.

During an interview with police, Barnette said he came from Chesapeake, Ohio, to Charleston to be seen at the Hope Clinic and that he was given three prescriptions for pills, the complaint said. Police said Day told officers that Barnette had given her some of the drugs and that she was not prescribed the narcotics.



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