Cottonwood police arrested two people who allegedly were in possession of more than one thousand fentanyl pills. According to Cottonwood police, officers conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of main street and highway 260 just after 9:30 p.m. Monday. Officers searched the car and discovered 1,035 fentanyl pills, along with seven grams of fentanyl powder and 15 grams of meth. A handgun was also found during the search.
The driver, 25-year-old Ryan Epperson, was arrested on numerous drug and weapons charges. His passenger, 47-year-old Deanna Epperson-Fleming, a former state corrections officer, was also arrested on several drug and weapons charges.