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GASTONIA, N.C. -- Two people were arrested Thursday, after police say they were caught trafficking opiates.

Just before 7 on Thursday night, Gaston Police responded to a drug complaint in the 200 block of South Chester Street.

Upon their arrival, police report that Lisa Melton and Charles Reep were delivering illegal pills to another person.

Police seized 40 oxycodone pills, 113 additional narcotic pills and $87 in cash, officials say.

Both Melton and Reep were arrested and charged with drug narcotic violations.

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