Fairmont man arrested on multiple drug charges

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A Marion County man was arrested on multiple drug charges following a house check on Wednesday.

On Wednesday, January 23, deputies with the Marion County Sheriff’s Department conducted a house check at the residence of Adonne Horton, 42, of Fairmont, on Ullom Street in Fairmont. 

Deputies said that after a search of Horton’s bedroom a metal box was discovered that contained numerous drug paraphernalia items, a digital scale and a small clear tube that contained one blue pill and two half blue pills. According to deputies, these pills were identified as being morphine, which is a schedule II controlled substance.

Deputies said that they also found a pill bottle under Horton’s mattress that contained 40 buprenorphine pills, another schedule II controlled substance.

Lastly, deputies said they found three packaging bags containing a white crystal-like substance that had the appearance of methamphetamine in a nightstand beside Horton’s bed. According to deputies, one bag contained approximately 29 grams of methamphetamine, another contained approximately 29.5 grams of methamphetamine and the third bag contained approximately 28.1 grams of methamphetamine.

Horton has been charged with possession with intent to deliver morphine, possession with intent to deliver buprenorphine and possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine.

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