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Worthington women arrested following home search

Lori Chase, Stacey Heig
Chase (left), Heig

Update, 8:37 a.m.: This article was updated to reflect the correct investigating agency.

WORTHINGTON — A recent search warrant executed by the Worthington Police Department at a Worthington residence resulted in drug and drug paraphernalia discovery and two arrests.

According to a criminal complaint, the Dec. 4 search warrant of a home in the 900 block of Grandview Avenue in Worthington resulted in more than 7 grams of methamphetamine, 2 grams of suspected marijuana, drug paraphernalia and a scale throughout the home and inside personal possessions belonging to Lori L. Chase and Stacey Heig, both 49, of Worthington.

As a result, both women face felony fifth-degree drug possession and petty misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. Chase faces an additional fifth-degree drug possession charge, while Heig has also been charged with petty misdemeanor possession of a small amount of marijuana.

Heig's conditional bail was scheduled at $25,000; her unconditional at $50,000. Heig's criminal history records a previous controlled substance conviction in June.

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Chase was released on conditions without posting bond.

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