Arrest nets thousands of prescription drugs

A traffic stop led Clark County deputies to thousands of prescription pills.

Deputies arrested Juan Applin, 29, during the traffic stop Tuesday. They found 125 prescription pills in his car.

That led deputies to a home at 116 East Euclid Avenue in Springfield. Deputies and the RANGE Drug Task Force found another 3,275 pills at the residence along with some paraphernalia.

The estimated street value of the drugs is $20,000.

Applin is charged with felony drug possession. The women, Aleeyia Best, 19, and Emira Taylor, 18, were arrested for permitting drug abuse.Two women were arrested at the house for permitting drug abuse.

All three are in the Clark County Jail. They are scheduled into court Thursday morning.

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