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State Police Say Three Detroit Residents Arrested After Cash, Pills Discovered

Reported: May. 6, 2014 10:48 AM EDT
Updated: May. 6, 2014 11:05 AM EDT
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RIPLEY, W.Va. (Jeff Morris) – State Police said three Detroit, Mich., residents were arrested in Jackson County after $6,000 was found in a vehicle and it was later discovered that one of the suspects was hiding 200 prescription pills in her private parts.

Nicole R. Williamson, 31, Courtney M. Jones , 32, and Lowell Ford, 33, were each charged with two counts of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, according to a news release from State Police. Williamson also was charged with being a fugitive from the state of Tennessee for felony drug-related crimes.

Ripley police received a tip on Saturday concerning drug trafficking from Detroit to Ripley. With assistance from State Police and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, a vehicle was stopped on Interstate 77 near Ripley. State Police said they found the cash after a search of the vehicle and discovered during the interview with the suspects that Williamson was hiding prescription pills in her private parts.

All three suspects were arraigned in Jackson County Magistrate Court and lodged in the South Central Regional Jail.



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