New Paris woman accused of selling meth to deputies

Credit: PREBLE COUNTY JAIL

Credit: PREBLE COUNTY JAIL

A New Paris woman is facing felony drug charges after reportedly selling methamphetamine to Preble County Sheriff’s deputies.

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A grand jury on Monday indicted Kelly K. Cox, 58, on aggravated possession of drugs and trafficking in drugs.

On Nov. 29, Cox sold deputies the meth in a controlled buy in Eaton, according to the sheriff’s office.

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Deputies stopped her vehicle after the purchase, and said Cox was trying to hide additional drugs. Approximately 1.8 ounces of suspected meth was recovered, according to the sheriff’s office, which reported the drugs had a street value of about $3,500.

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Cox is being held in the Preble County Jail as she awaits her next court date.

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