2 arrested in Belmont County after K-9 sniffs out cocaine

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Two men were arrested Tuesday after a K-9 unit searched their vehicle at a traffic stop, the Belmont County Sheriff’s Office said.

Scott Beveridge, 33, was pulled over on I-70 while heading eastbound. Dermial Mills, 34, was in the passenger seat of the vehicle, and was currently out on bond in Belmont County for a prior drug-related offense.

While at the traffic stop, Belmont County deputies deployed a K-9 unit for a vehicle sniff, and discovered 180 grams of cocaine, as well as multiple cell phones.

According to the Sheriff’s office, the street value of the drugs seized is approximately $20,000.

Both men were taken to Belmont County Jail, and will face felony charges of possession of and trafficking in cocaine.

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