Two arrested for drug trafficking

Robert Barnett Jr., 44

Authorities have charged two Tipton residents with first degree drug trafficking.

Robert Barnett Jr., 44, and Charity Steinbrink, 29, were arrested Sunday night during a traffic stop on Highway 5, just south of Interstate 70.

Authorities stopped the two suspects based on information from the area drug task force.

A search of the truck Steinbrink was driving revealed marijuana, drug paraphernalia and 3-ounces of meth with a street value of about $10,000.

The suspects are being held on $100,000 bond.

Steinbrink is also being held without bond for a probation violation.

Authorities have also arrested two other people in connection with the incident, but have not yet released their names.