Pair of drug arrests made in Lawrence County

May 7, 2013

Frank Lewis

PDT Staff Writer

Lawrence County Prosecuting Attorney Brigham Anderson has announced two drug arrests and indictments. At approximately 2 p.m. on Thursday, members of the Lawrence Drug and Major Crimes Task Force and the Ironton Police Department, located and arrested two men on multiple counts drug indictments stemming from an ongoing investigation into the illegal sale of cocaine and oxycodone.

Arrested were Chris Brown, 36, of Cincinnati, and John Spencer, 19, of Ironton at the intersection of Chestnut Street and South Ninth Street in Ironton. During the arrests, officers located and seized 9.3 grams of cocaine and over $1,100 in cash.

Also arrested was Megan Lewis on an unrelated Ironton Municipal Court warrant.

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