Two people were arrested after a months-long investigation into drug trafficking.
According to the Genoa Township police chief, the husband and wife, identified as Misty and Clarence Myers, were arrested shortly after noon along State Street and Maxtown Road.
A number of police, along with Delaware County Sheriff’s officials, searched the couple’s mini-van.
Police said that the couple has been under investigation by the Franklin County Drug Task Force for months.
The woman, the manager of the Turkey Hill gas station, located at 7447 state Route 3, is accused of selling the drugs such as oxycodone out of the station, the police chief said.
Investigators said that they believed Clarence Myers would transport the drugs to the gas station and Misty Myers would see them.
The Myers are both charged with drug trafficking.
Sgt. Rich Lyon of the Genoa Township Police Department said that the arrest came after months of investigation.
“It’s definitely a shocker that someone would do this at their place of employment, but I guess in desperate times, people will do desperate things,” Lyon said.
Turkey Hill officials released a statement on Friday afternoon after 10TV News alerted them to the arrests.
“We were concerned to learn of the alleged activity and are working with law enforcement to assist in any way we can," according to a statement issued on Friday by Turkey Hill.
The store is currently open and operating as normal.
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