EAST PALESTINE – Floyd Sorrell, 66, West Clark Street, East Palestine, and Angela Weaver, 33, Sprucevale Road, East Liverpool appeared in county municipal court on Thursday on drug and sex charges.
Sorrell and Weaver were arrested after members of the Eastern Palestine Police Department executed a search warrant at 582 W. Clark St. Wednesday.
Officers arrived to serve a warrant on Weaver when they found drug paraphernalia, addiction devices, prescription drugs and suspected methamphetamine. Officers reportedly found eight syringes in Weavers’ room when they arrived to arrest him.
Further investigation revealed that Sorrell provided Weaver with money and prescription drugs in exchange for sex.
Sorrell allegedly allowed female drug addicts to stay in his residence in exchange for sex and money. He was charged with engaging in prostitution, possession of criminal tools and authorizing drug abuse.
Weaver has trial preparation for August 23. Sorrell has trial preparation for August 19.
The case is still under investigation and additional charges against Weaver and Sorrell will be filed pending lab tests and results.