Tip from post office leads to seizure of nearly 17 lbs. of marijuana in Darke Co.

(Photo: Darke Co. Sheriff's Office)

DARKE COUNTY, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - Deputies in Darke County have seized almost 17 pounds of marijuana thanks to a tip from the U.S. Post Office.

Post Office inspectors noticed a suspicious package that had been sent from an address in California to a P.O. box in Gettysburg. 33-year-old Cory Scarioni has been arrested and now faces charges of possession of marijuana. Scarioni is also being held on a warrant out of California, deputies say it is for a parole violation.

Darke County Sheriff Toby Spencer says all illegal drug activity should be reported to his office at 937-548-2020. You can remain anonymous by calling Darke County Crime Stoppers at 937-547-1661.

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