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Gainesville couple charged with trying to sell prescription drugs
Both suspects booked in Hall County Jail
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Agents with the Hall County Sheriff's Office charged a Gainesville couple Monday with attempting to sell prescription drugs after finding more than 300 pills at their home, authorities said.

Narcotics and Gang Task Force agents arrested Marion Donald Cantrell, 67, and his wife Janet Elaine Cantrell, 54, at the couples' home in the 1100 block of South Enota Drive, Lt. Scott Ware said.

Marion Cantrell was charged with possession and intent to distribute five different prescription medications including hydrocodone, oxycodone, diazepam, methadone and carisprodal.

Janet Cantrell was charged with possession and intent to distribute four different prescription drugs including hydrocodone, oxycodone, carisprodal and alprazolam.

The suspects were not charged with the same offenses because "there were pills found in specific locations where only one of them had access," Ware said.

"It was our understanding they were selling it from their residence," he added.

Both suspects were arrested without incident and booked into the Hall County Jail.

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