2 jailed after bust at Marietta hotel/motel

MARIETTA, Ohio (WTAP) - Two Summit County, Ohio, residents remain in the Washington County Jail after their arrest in Marietta on Thursday.

Agents with the Ohio Organized Crimes Investigations Commission, the Washington Morgan Noble Major Crimes Task Force and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office special-response team arrested Shawn A. Gates Jr., 21, of Akron, and Taylor Parker, 24, of Akron at an undisclosed motel/hotel .

Authorities found an unspecified amounts of cash and suspected heroin while conducting their search.

Authorities determined that Gates had three outstanding warrants. He also was charged with trafficking in heroin, a fourth-degree felony. He remains in jail on a $7,500 bond.

Parker was charged with possession of criminal proceeds, a fifth-degree felony. She remains jailed on a $5,000.