Newport Police Arrest Two In Prescription Drug Sell

The Newport Police Department arrested two people for selling prescription drugs out of their motel room.

Officers arrested 29 year old Melinda Sue Jones and 29 year old Jeremy Ouert and charged them will selling both Xanax and Vailum from the Hostess House motel.

Investigators say they recovered hundreds of pills and cash from the suspects room last night. Police tell us they conducted numerous surveillance and controlled purchases and on several occasions, Jones's juvenile children had been present in the motel room during drug sales.

Both Ouert and Jones are being held under a 75 hundred dollar bond