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Police say woman hid hundreds of pills in her body

2:10 PM, Mar 18, 2013   |    comments
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WATERVILLE, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Waterville police say a New York City woman was hiding more than 600 oxycodone pills in her body cavities when they searched her Saturday night.

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Ebony Howard, along with William Waters, were arrested on drug trafficking charges at a drug store around midnight Saturday. Police say they had received a tip that the two would be in the Waterville area with drugs.

Police said the drugs were in plastic bags that Howard pulled from her body when asked. They said Waters also had drugs. Police are testing those drugs to see what they are.

Police said the street value of the drugs Howard gave them is estimated at nearly $20,000.

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