Columbus Woman Accused Of Carrying Drugs In Car


UPDATED: Friday August 23, 2013 10:21 AM

A Columbus woman faces felony drug charges after troopers say she was found with cocaine in her vehicle.

Shameka Gavin, 27, was stopped for a traffic violation around 8 p.m. on U.S. Route 23 near Lucasville.

The Ohio Highway Patrol says that Gavin had 84 grams of cocaine and eight grams of marijuana in her possession.

The drugs have a street value of about $8,500, according to the OHP.

Gavin has been charged with first-degree felony possession.

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