Police Find 645 Oxycodone Pills Inside Ebony Howard During Cavity Search


Police say they found more than 600 oxycodone pills during a body cavity search of Ebony Howard (pictured) in Waterville, Maine, just after midnight on Sunday morning.

Howard and William Waters are scheduled to be arraigned today on drug trafficking charges, reports MyFoxNY.com.

Police said they received a tip with a description of the vehicle and the New York City couple.

Officers watched a specified area for several hours that night before arresting Howard and Waters at 12:30 a.m.

Deputy Chief Charles Rumsey told the Morning Sentinel that after the arrest, Howard was searched and police found 645 oxycodone pills "packed into her body cavities."

Waters had a small amount of marijuana and 2.7 grams of ecstasy on him, according to police.

Deputy Chief Rumsey says the drugs have a street value of $20,000.

The couple could be punished by up to 30 years in prison and $50,000 in fines.

Source: MyFoxNY.com and Morning Sentinel


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