Major Crimes Task force investigation results in the arrest of two Marietta residents on Wednesday.
According to a release, 26-year-old Haydon Lee Givens and 25-year-old Jacinda Nicole Hutson were arrested after two separate searches by Agents of the Ohio Organized Crimes Investigations Commission, Washington Morgan Noble Major Crimes Task Force.
On Wednesday, with the assistance of the Ohio State Highway Patrol and Marietta City Police, Agents conducted a traffic stop on Givens while he was southbound on State Route 7 near Interstate 77. Agents found .84 grams of suspected heroin on Givens.
At the same time Agents conducted a search of the residence of Hutson of 1209 County House Lane, Apt. C, Marietta. During that search, Agents found approximately 27.12 grams of suspected heroin as $900 US currency in the apartment . Drug paraphernalia, Schedule 4 prescription pills, digital scales, packing materials, along with a small quantity of marijuana was also found.
The suspected heroin was field tested with the test indicating a positive result for heroin.
Givens and Hutson were arrested for trafficking in drugs, a 2nd degree felony and transported to the Washington County Jail for processing.
Agents further learned that Givens was currently out on bond from Wood County, WV due to being under indictment for heroin trafficking.
Givens and Hutson are each being held on $50,000 bond, with their next court appearance set for 25 Jan 17 in Marietta Municipal Court
The Washington Morgan Noble Major Crimes Task Force is part of Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s Organized Crime Investigation Commission and is comprised of representatives of Post 84 of the Ohio State Highway Patrol; Washington, Morgan and Noble County Sheriff’s Offices; the Marietta, Belpre and McConnelsville Police Departments; and the Washington, Morgan and Noble County Prosecutor’s Office.