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Garrett woman faces drug charges
BSN Staff report
PRESTONSBURG A Garrett woman is facing drug and theft charges after police said $8,500 worth of pills and cocaine fell out of her clothes during a sobriety test at Wal-Mart.

Sabrina M. Chaffins, 29, and another woman were detained Saturday at Wal-Mart for suspicion of shoplifting, according to a Prestonsburg police release.

While Chaffins was going through a routine sobriety check, "illegal drugs started falling from underneath her clothing," according to police. The drugs included the narcotic pills methadone, OxyContin, Percocet and cocaine, police said.

Police confiscated 177 OxyContin and 80 methadone pills along with a small amount of cocaine.

Chaffins is charged with four counts of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance; two counts of first-degree possession of a controlled substance; one count of second-degree possession of a controlled substance; and shoplifting.

The incident occurred around 8:40 p.m. and Prestonsburg officer Danny Martin made the arrest.


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