PPD: Two Webster Co. women charged for trafficking meth

Two Webster County women were arrested on charges of trafficking drugs after police say they received numerous complaints from residents and citizens about a lot of foot traffic in and out of an apartment in Providence at all hours of the day and night regarding the selling of illegal narcotics from the residence.

According to Providence Police Sergeant Will Dukes, officers with his department, a Kentucky State Police Trooper and Clay Police Chief Chris Evitts conducted a search warrant around 11:45 a.m. Thursday at an apartment at 560 Marline Gardens in Providence. Upon entry to the apartment, he says Cory Lussier and Susan Soria, both of Providence, were taken into custody.

Upon execution of the search warrant, Sergeant Dukes indicates officers located and seized about 8 grams of methamphetamine, a loaded Hi-Point 9 millimeter with two magazines and two boxes of 9 millimeter ammunition, a Pakistani knife, scales, 88-dollars in cash, 4 meth pipes, lights, baggies and other drug paraphernalia, and 49 pills of 600 milligram Gabapentin pain pills.

Lussier and Soria were booked into jail for charges of trafficking meth greater than 2 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia. Lussier was also charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and promoting contraband.



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