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2 arrested after Marion deputies find gun, drugs during search

Suspect faces multiple felony charges

Jessica Price, 37, and Eric Westman, 37
Jessica Price, 37, and Eric Westman, 37

MARION COUNTY, Fla. – A man and woman were arrested after deputies say they found drugs, a loaded weapon, and other items while conducting a walkthrough.

Jessica Price, 37, and Eric Westman, 37, both of Ocala, were arrested at their residence along NE 37th Street on Sunday.

According to officials, Price wouldn't let the deputy search a room after smelling marijuana coming from it. The deputy arrested her on a charge of resisting an officer.

Then, officials say the deputy found six glass methamphetamine pipes, numerous pills, more than $800, scales, marijuana pipes and plastic bags. Also found were 58 grams of methamphetamine, 23 grams of cocaine, 1,677 grams of marijuana and several guns, including a loaded AK-47.

Westman will face six counts of drug possession, display of a firearm during a felony, and five counts of drug trafficking according to deputies.