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HIRAM, Ohio – Two people from West Virginia are under arrest after a housekeeping employee found 17 grams of methamphetamine in a room at the Hiram Inn.

According to officials from the Portage County Drug Task Force, 37-year-old Derrick Armstrong of Mill Creek, West Virginia and a 17-year-old juvenile from Elkins, West Virginia were arrested after the drugs were found March 18.

Police say the housekeeping employee called police after she found drug paraphernalia in one of the rooms of the inn located at 6867 Wakefield Road in Hiram.

Task force officers seized 17 grams of meth, a loaded 7.62 handgun and other drug paraphernalia from the room.  

Authorities say the juvenile had an active warrant out of Pennsylvania and was reported missing from Elkins.

Mitchell White, 26, was listed as the renter of the room at the inn. A warrant has been issued for his arrest but he has not yet been located by authorities.

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