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State police arrest three in drug bust

by The Indiana Gazette on August 10, 2011 3:00 AM

Three people from Pittsburgh were arrested Tuesday in a White Township drug bust by state police and officers of the Indiana County Drug Task Force.

State police at Indiana said the trio was arrested about 1:50 p.m. in a room at the Quality Inn along Wayne Avenue after the room was used for drug sales.

Police identified those arrested as Antwon Rice, 22; Shantia Macon, 21; and Rayshawn Williams, 20.

According to police, Rice was in possession of a large amount of marijuana and crack cocaine. He was charged with criminal conspiracy to deliver cocaine and marijuana, possession with intent to deliver cocaine and marijuana and possession of crack cocaine and marijuana.

Williams possessed marijuana and was charged with possession and criminal conspiracy to deliver cocaine and marijuana.

Macon, who had rented the motel room, was charged with criminal conspiracy to deliver cocaine and marijuana.

The three suspects were placed in the Indiana County Jail to await arraignment.

No estimate was available on the street value of the seized drugs.

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