As it stated in ATHENS, Ohio (WCMH) — An Athens woman has been arrested on felony drug trafficking charges after a lengthy investigation.
“Jessica M. Cremeans was taken to Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail and booked on charges of first-degree felony drug trafficking, second-degree felony drug possession, third-degree felony drug trafficking and a third-degree felony for tampering with evidence,” Sheriff Rodney Smith said in a press release.
According to the Athens County Sheriff’s Office, a long-term investigation revealed that Cremeans had been selling the pills in the Athens County area.
The Athens County Sheriff’s Office says that additional charges may be pending in the case.
The Major Crimes Unit and Criminal Interdiction Unit found that Cremeans was in possession of more than 130 30mg Oxycodone pills.
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School teacher among duo arrested in $6M drug bust
by: Chris Jose, Rikki Klaus Updated: Mar 20, 2017 – 11:24 PMA local middle school teacher was one of two people arrested in a $6 million drug bust, officials said.
Alvarez has been a teacher at Chestatee Middle School Academy since August 2015, Hall County schools spokesman Gordon Higgins said.
Higgins told Jose there is no evidence that Alvarez sold or had the intent to sell the drugs to her students.
We have arrested teachers before, but I don’t recall arresting a teacher with this amount of drugs,” said Lt. Scott Ware, spokesman for the Hall County Sheriff’s Office.
“We were just shocked because she’s been characterized as a very quiet and reserved person,” Hall County Schools spokesman Gordon Higgins said.
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