WASHINGTON COURTHOUSE -- A Newcomerstown woman was one of four Ohioans charged in connection with an alleged multi-state burglary and theft operation.
Gabriella Campbell, 18, was charged with receiving stolen property and multiple counts of drug abuse following her arrest at approximately 12:40 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30.
She was a passenger in a truck driven by Cory Charles, 41, Newark, who was also charged with receiving stolen property and multiple drug abuse offenses.
Campbell and Charles were arrested by a Fayette County sheriff's deputy after he initiated a traffic stop involving a Ford Ranger traveling on Route 435.
The truck had been reported as stolen in Georgia during a home burglary.
A search of the truck revealed illegal narcotics.
Two other people reportedly associated with Charles and Campbell were found at a West Lancaster hotel.
Lewis Bungard, 37, Hebron, and Heidi Worth, 32, Buckeye Lake, were both arrested when deputies executed a search warrant and raided the motel room where they were staying.
Both Bungard and Worth were charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession or use of methamphetamine.
Authorities seized drugs, cash and items suspected as being stolen from locations in Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Kansas, Alabama and central Ohio.
All four suspects remained incarcerated in the Fayette County jail.