Marietta Police arrest 2 after finding drugs, gun inside home

MARIETTA, Ohio (WTAP) - Marietta Police arrested two people Wednesday evening after officers found drugs and a gun inside a home while executing a search warrant.

Authorities charged Jennifer D. Science, 46, with two counts of trafficking drugs in the vicinity of a child and Joshua C. Poole, 31, with having weapons while under disability.

Marietta Police said officers with the area's Major Crimes Task Force found small amounts of methamphetamine and heroin and other drug paraphernalia inside the home at 114 Sunset Drive.

Police said they also found a shotgun belonging to Cecil, who had previous convictions for assault and drug trafficking and was not permitted to have a firearm.

Police also said two other adults and two children, ages 2 and 1, were at the home when police went there to serve the warrant.

Science and Poole were both still in the Washington County Jail Thursday evening.