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Tip leads to drug arrest in business parking lot

Updated: Friday, June 20 2014, 05:04 AM EDT

BELLAIRE, Ohio-- Two men are behind bars Friday in Belmont County after tip lead officers to pair 'shooting up' in a business parking lot.
 
Officials with the Bellaire police department say 24-year-old Christopher Pacifico and 30-year-old Jason Magnani were arrested Thursday after officers found a small baggie containing heroin in a cigarette pack, a syringe and a cloth tourniquet. 
 
Both men are now facing several charges including possession of heroin, possession of drug instruments and permitting drug abuse.Magnani was also being held on a probation violation.
 
Both men were transported to the Belmont county Jail. Bellaire Police Chief Mike Kovalyk again gave credit to the good people of Bellaire for calling in the tip that lead to the arrests.

Tip leads to drug arrest in business parking lot


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