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COUPLE FACE AUG. 7 HEARING ON DRUG CHARGES

SHARE COUPLE FACE AUG. 7 HEARING ON DRUG CHARGES

A California couple will appear for preliminary hearing in 6th Circuit Court in Richfield on Aug. 7, facing drug charges after being stopped for speeding on I-70 in Sevier County.

Alberto Carlier, 41, South Gate, Calif., was driving a vehicle that was clocked by a law enforcement officer at 81 mph near Vermillion. A kilo of cocaine was found hidden behind the spare tire in the truck, prosecutors say.Carlier was accompanied by Myrna Scflenger, 55, Reseda, Calif., who is being held in the women's facility at the Millard County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail. Carlier is in the Sevier County Jail in Richfield also held in lieu of $10,000 bail.

The pair was charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to distrubute.