MINERAL WELLS, W.Va (WTAP)- UPDATE 4/1/19 4:00 PM
A second person has been identified in the Friday arrest of a former Ohio State football player.
Zyon Robertson, 18, of Columbus and Michael Hill, 23, of Pendleton, South Carolina, are charged with possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine.
Hill played at Ohio State as a defensive lineman between 2013 and 2017.
Robertson was a passenger in Hill's car when authorities pulled them over at near the Interstate 77 off ramp.
That's where agents with the Parkersburg Violent Crime and Narcotics Task Force found about a pound and a half of what is believed to be methamphetamine in the car's trunk.
Officers also found a Smith & Wesson revolver under the front passenger seat that had been reported stolen in Pleasants County.
Hill and Robertson are both being held at the North Central Regional Jail, where bond for each was set at $300,000.
A former Ohio State defensive lineman was arrested on Friday in Mineral Wells.
Court documents say Michael Hill, 23, was stopped by a Wood County Sheriff’s deputy for running a red light while driving near the off ramp of Interstate 77 South on Route 14 in Mineral Wells.
During the traffic stop, the deputy’s K9 indicated near the trunk of the car. Task force agents then found about a pound and a half of what is believed to be methamphetamine in eight different packages in the trunk.
The car also had a Smith & Wesson revolver under the front passenger seat.
Hill played at Ohio State from 2013 to 2017.
The criminal complaint it says Hill is charged with possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine.
He’s currently being held at the North Central Regional Jail on a $300,000 bond.