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Two arrested after meth pipe was tossed from truck near elementary school

(Photos: Orange County Sheriff's Office) (Photos: Orange County Sheriff's Office)

Two men have been arrested after an Orange County Sheriff's Deputy says they threw a meth pipe out of their truck window as they drove near an elementary school.

Around 1 p.m. Thursday detectives with the Orange County Sheriff's Office Special Services Division were patrolling the area of FM 105 near the Orangefield Elementary School. Detectives say they saw a black Chevrolet pickup veer onto the shoulder of the roadway and then crossed the center dividing line on FM 105 near Granger Lane.

Detectives conducted a traffic stop on the black Chevrolet truck.

As the vehicle was pulling over, Detectives say they saw an object, which was later determined to be a methamphetamine pipe, thrown from the window of the vehicle.

Detectives searched the vehicle and found 14 grams of methamphetamines hidden inside of the truck. Along with the methamphetamine, detectives found synthetic marihuana, numerous pieces of drug paraphernalia, and two pellet pistols inside of the vehicle.

The driver is identified as Scott Patrick Shaunesey, 31, and the passenger is identified as Levi Ryan Gollihare, 22. Both were arrested for possession of a controlled substance PG 1 in a Drug Free Zone felony 1.

Shaunesy and Gollihare were taken to the Orange County Jail.

Sheriff Keith Merritt said he will continue to use every resource the Sheriff's Office has available to take drugs off the streets.

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