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Marion County Sheriff's reports

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Two Beverly Hills women arrested

By Jim Clark

On Monday, Oct. 25, local drug agents were contacted by a confidential source regarding two suspects selling marijuana and prescription drugs. Agents set up an undercover buy between the source and the suspects for 100 pills of Hydrocodone and marijuana. On Tuesday, Oct. 26, agents observed the transaction take place and immediately conducted a traffic stop on suspects Tammy Proulx and Crystal Harper.

When agents approached the car, they said they observed Harper hide a marijuana pipe under her purse. Harper said her partner, Proulx, was responsible for selling the drugs and Harper had no knowledge of where the money was.

During the investigation, officials said it was revealed both Prouxl and Harper were responsible for trafficking the drugs. Agents recovered several hundred pills from Harper and Proulx. At the jail, $360 in cash was recovered from Harper. Another $600 was recovered from the vehicle.

Complete information on the suspects includes Crystal Harper, 26, of Beverly Hills. Charges: Trafficking Hydrocodone, Sale of Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana L/T 20 Grams, Tampering w/ Evidence, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Also, Tammy Proulx, 35, also of Beverly Hills. Charges: Trafficking Hydrocodone, Sale of Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana L/T 20 Grams, Possession of Hydrocodone w/ Intent to Distribute, Trafficking in Oxycodone.