Ottawa women arrested following investigation into alleged drug sales at a motel


OTTAWA – Two women were arrested following an investigation into illegal narcotics sales in Ottawa on Friday. According to the Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team, 28-year-old Ashley N. Gaines and 20-year-old Alivia J. Stachowiak, both of Ottawa, were arrested for possession of 10 grams of a purported substance containing fentanyl and 30 grams of an alleged substance containing cocaine, following a search warrant at a motel in the 1200 block of LaSalle Street. Gaines and Stachowiak are being held at the LaSalle County Jail on a million-dollar bond.