CELINA — Two Mercer County residents were arrested on Wednesday after a traffic stop during up heroin.
In a news release, Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey said his office received a tip that heroin was being transported from Dayton to Mercer County. Investigators believed the ultimate destination was Celina.
The tip included a description of the vehicle as well as the occupants. A vehicle matching the description was spotted pulling into the Marathon station on South Main Street in Celina. Deputies made contact with the occupants and Skye Anna Daniels, 33, 3514 State Route 219, Coldwater, and Cassandra Nicole Springer, 19, 1430 Meadowview Drive Apt. 8, Celina, were arrested.
Deputies allegedly found two capsules of suspected heroin and a used syringe from property belonging to Daniels. They also allegedly recovered six capsules of suspected heroin that was found in Springer’s possession.
A second passenger was released at the scene.
The vehicle was impounded and towed to the sheriff’s office. The case will be forwarded to the Mercer County Prosecutor with a request to file felony charges.