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Three Arrested In Scioto County On Drug Charges

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Three people are in custody in Scioto County on drug charges after a sheriff's deputy found drugs and paraphernalia in their car during a traffic stop.

Sheriff Marty Donini says a Washington Township deputy stopped the silver SUV in West Portsmouth.
 
After searching the vehicle, the deputy found two balloons of heroin, methadone pills, syringes, snorting straws, metal spoons and a suspected crack pipe. 
 
The deputy arrested Melissa Farney, 45, of West Portsmouth, Anthony Cooper, 25, of Columbus, and Tequila Estep, 23 of Portsmouth.
 
A seven-year-old child who was in the vehicle at the time was released to family members.
 
All three are set to appear in Portsmouth Municipal Court on December 2nd.