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TWO ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGES

Inside of a hotel room at the Best Way Inn

On Tuesday, the Madison Police Department received a complaint of drug activity inside of a hotel room at the Best Way Inn. After receiving the information, Ptl. Brittany Tate responded to the scene and made contact with the hotel room’s occupant, Frank D. Szydlowski, 44. When Szydlowski opened the door, Ptl. Tate detected the odor of marijuana emitting from the hotel room. Ptl. Tate advised Szydlowski of the complaints received about his room, and Szydlowski admitted to having marijuana, THC “vape” cartridges, and controlled substances inside of the room. While speaking with Szydlowski, Ptl. Tate observed a second male, Charles E. Furbee, 41, also inside of the hotel room.

Lt. Dan Slygh and Sr. Ptl. Jeremy Cox both responded to the Best Way Inn and assisted Ptl. Tate in her investigation. Ptl. Tate received consent from Szydlowski and Furbee to search their hotel room, and during the search, officers located methamphetamine, approximately one (1) ounce of marijuana, pills identified as a controlled substance, and narcotics related paraphernalia used to ingest methamphetamine. After completing the investigation, Szydlowski and Furbee were transported to the Jefferson County Jail.

ARRESTED
Frank D. Szydlowski Age 44
Richmond, OH 
Charges:
Possession of a controlled substance
Possession of marijuana
Possession of paraphernalia
Possession of a device to interfere with a drug screen

Charles E. Furbee Age 41
Moundsville, WV
Charges:
Possession of methamphetamine
Possession of marijuana
Possession of paraphernalia
Possession of a device to interfere with a drug screen

All suspects listed are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

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