Investigators: 2 arrested after drugs, $245,000 found in camper

Marijuana.
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Marijuana.

Credit: Justin Sullivan

Credit: Justin Sullivan

An Ohio man and an Oregon woman were arrested Friday night after officials raided a house and recovered drugs and $245,000 police said.

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Police raided the house in Sidney, Ohio, after a search warrant was issued,

Arrested were Leon Francis, 60, of Sidney; and Sarah Jones, 31, of Oregon.

Police said marijuana, hash, THC and approximately $245,000 were found in a camper on the property.

The camper and a truck were seized and are believed to be a part of a large drug trafficking trade that spanned multiple states, investigators said.

Sidney Police Department, Piqua Police Department, and the Ohio State Patrol issued a search warrant after months of investigative and undercover work, according to Captain J A Tangeman of the Sidney Police Department.

Francis was charged with one count of drug abuse. Jones, of Oregon, was charged with one count of drug trafficking.