Deputies find $20K worth of drugs hidden in diaper bag, Russell Passmore and Megan Stone arrested
Russell Ray Passmore, 38, and Megan Elizabeth Stone

- A Gainesville couple has been arrested after authorities found over $20,000 worth of drugs and paraphernalia hidden in a diaper bag in Gainesville.

According to a press release, Russell Ray Passmore, 38, and Megan Elizabeth Stone, 27, were both arrested on January 1 and are charged with trafficking methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and child cruelty.

Passmore also faces charges of driving on a suspended license, failure to maintain lane, no seat belt on a child under age seven, no proof of insurance and having a removed license plate.

As part of the investigation, authorities uncovered 190 grams of methamphetamine, digital scales, hypodermic needles and packaging materials hidden inside a diaper bag, which was placed on an infant seated inside the suspects’ vehicle.

Both Passmore and Stone are being held at the Hall County Jail.

Pius Aghadiuno
By Pius Aghadiuno 01/03/2017 21:22:00

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