EATON, Ohio (WDTN) - Preble County Sheriff's deputies arrested two people picking up scrap metal along some railroad tracks near Eaton.
Deputies were called to the 4600 block of Conley Road on Monday just before 1:30 pm.
They found Paul Driskill, 49, of Milton, Indiana and Tarri Hale, 52, walking the tracks on the Norfolk and Southern line. They say both were carrying buckets and filling them with scrap metal.
Deputies also found items used in the sale of heroin in the nearby woods.
Driskill is now charged with tampering with evidence and having special purchase articles.
Hale is charged tampering with evidence, having special purchase articles and possessing drug abuse instruments.
Both suspects are in the Preble County Jail and are scheduled to appear in the Eaton Municipal Court.
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