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College students arrested, over $10K seized in drug bust

From left to right: Yeboah, Morrison, Moore, Gregory, Lincoln From left to right: Yeboah, Morrison, Moore, Gregory, Lincoln
OXFORD, OH (FOX19) -

Five suspects were arrested following an overnight drug bust in Oxford, four of which are listed as college students.

The Butler County Undercover Regional Narcotics (BURN) Task Force conducted an on-going investigation into illegal drug activity in Oxford.

Beginning Wednesday night and into early Thursday morning, agents searched two Oxford addresses. Authorities seized more than $10,000 in cash, over five pounds of marijuana, hash and hash butter, marijuana-laced candy, multiple prescription pills, mushrooms and a 2008 Mercury Mariner.

Five people were arrested, three of which are Miami University (MU) students and one enrolled at Ohio University (OU).

Kwasi Yeboah, 19, MU student, charged with two counts of drug trafficking and one count of possession.

Markel Morrison, 28, OU student, charged with one count of drug trafficking and one count of possession.

Noah Moore, 18, of Fairfield, charged with one count of possession and one count of permitting drug abuse.

Even Gregory, 20, and John Lincoln, 20, both MU students and charged with one count of drug trafficking each.

Authorities say the investigation will continue with the possibility of additional charges to follow.

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