2 arrested after Marion deputies find gun, drugs during search

Published On: Apr 21 2014 12:29:55 PM EDT

Jessica Price, 37, and Eric Westman, 37


A man and woman were arrested after deputies say they found drugs, a loaded weapon, and other items while conducting a walkthrough.

Jessica Price, 37, and Eric Westman, 37, both of Ocala, were arrested at their residence along NE 37th Street on Sunday.

According to officials, Price wouldn't let the deputy search a room after smelling marijuana coming from it. The deputy arrested her on a charge of resisting an officer.

Then, officials say the deputy found six glass methamphetamine pipes, numerous pills, more than $800, scales, marijuana pipes and plastic bags. Also found were 58 grams of methamphetamine, 23 grams of cocaine, 1,677 grams of marijuana and several guns, including a loaded AK-47.

Westman will face six counts of drug possession, display of a firearm during a felony, and five counts of drug trafficking according to deputies.


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