A vehicle stop for speeding by Nesquehoning police led to the arrest of the driver and passenger on drug counts and other charges.
The stop occurred at 5:20 p.m. on Oct. 10 along Route 93 and the game lands.
Chief Sean Smith was monitoring traffic and running speed timing when a 2004 Chrysler Pacifica passed him going 76.5 mph in a 55 zone. Smith initiated a traffic stop.
The driver was identified as Ronald Ventura, 28, of 109 Henning Drive, Albrightsville, and his passenger as Alisen Vanger, 25, of 261 Rowe St., Tamaqua.