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FIRST ON WTRF.COM: Weirton Street Crimes Unit Arrests Two on Drug Charges

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These two men face multiple charges in Weirton. These two men face multiple charges in Weirton.
WEIRTON -

The Weirton Police Street Crimes Unit arrested two people on drug charges Tuesday night following a traffic stop.

The incident happened about 7 p.m. on Cove Hill Road. According to authorities, Eric Patton, 46, of Pittsburgh, and Walter Milom, 47, of Burgettstown, were arrested after police found about half a pound of marijuana in their vehicle.

Authorities say Patton is facing charges of possession with intent to distribute. Milom faces charges of conspiracy with intent to distribute. Both are being held in the Northern Regional Jail.

Read more about the Weirton Police Department here.