County makes huge drug arrest

Tommy Sprinkle, left, and Tanya Hamilton, both of Brilliant, were arrested on multiple drug-related charges.

BRILLIANT — The Marion County Sheriff’s Department has made two big arrests this last week in their quest to make Marion County safer by getting drugs off of the streets.
Tommy Shane Sprinkle, 44, and Tanya Hamilton, 46, both of Brilliant, were arrested on Wednesday, March 22.
Both were charged with five counts of trafficking methamphetamine, four counts of possession of a controlled substance, four counts of illegal possession of prescription medicine, possession of marijuana, three counts of unlawful distribution of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a firearm as a felon.
Sprinkle was also charged with two counts of possession of a forged instrument.
The large list of charges landed Sprinkle and Hamilton in the Marion County Jail in Hamilton on a bond of $1,365,000 for Sprinkle and $1,357,500 for Hamilton.

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