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Woman arrested; drugs, guns and cash seized in Barberton sting

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Posted at 5:30 PM, May 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-01 17:30:57-04

BARBERTON, Ohio — A 22-year-old Barberton woman was arrested Wednesday following an investigation into drug trafficking in the city.

Megan D. Caldwell, 22, has been charged with drug trafficking, weapons under disability and receiving stolen property, according to Barberton police.

Authorities arrested Caldwell during the execution of search warrant in the 200 block of Third Street Northwest.

Police said they seized 97 grams of methamphetamine, 5 grams of cocaine, 20 grams of marijuana and various prescription pills during the search. Authorities said they also recovered more than $1,200 in cash and two guns, one of which was taken from another residence during a burglary.

Authorities said another person, Donald R. Starling, 37, also of Barberton, was found inside the residence during the search and arrested on a warrant from another agency.