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Two Arrested for Drugs on I-80

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April 7, 2022
(NSN News)

Tuesday evening, Troopers arrested Lydia Newton (21) of Vanderbilt, Pennsylvania, and Kayla Knabenshue (22), of Mount Braddock, Pennsylvania, upon locating more than 600 controlled pills and a handgun during a traffic stop near Aurora.

The Trooper clocked the Mercedes sedan traveling at over 100 miles per hour on I-80. During the stop, the odor of marijuana was detected.

During the search of the vehicle, the trooper revealed over 500 Oxycodone pills, over 80 Adderall pills, 20 ounces of liquid Codeine, and one-half pound of marijuana. A handgun was also located.

Newton and Knabenshue were arrested for possession of controlled substances, possession with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and other charges.

Newton was also cited for no operators’ license and speeding.

Both were booked in Hamilton County Jail. -30-

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