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2 Arrested for Drug Charges, Domestic Violence in Belmont County


 Police have arrested two people after witnessing a man strike a woman inside a car in Belmont County. 

Bellaire Police were dispatched just before 8:30 Tuesday morning to the 3400 block of Trumbull Street to a report of a male and female fighting in a car and that the male had struck the female.

Officers arriving observed the male strike the female and placed him under arrest. According to police, as Skylar Jeter, 20, was arrested he dropped a syringe out of his pocket.

Police say the female, Melissa Hanket, 33, then became uncooperative and when she was searched, police found a drug pipe in her possession.

Jeter was charged with Domestic violence and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Hanket was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Obstructing Justice.

Both were transported to the Belmont County Jail.

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