Two arrested for assault and drug charges in Franklin County

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ROCKY MOUNT, Va. (WDBJ7) According to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Shawn Dean Gusler, 32, of Rocky Mount and Shannon Lynn Ilconich, 34, of Roanoke have been arrested after the Franklin County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit was investigating a wanted person in Rocky Mount.

Police say they found Gusler in the 1800 block of North Main Street, where he was arrested on an outstanding assault warrant. Police also say Gusler was possessing methamphetamine.

According to deputies, Ilconich was in the company of Gusler and she was charged with possession of a schedule III narcotic, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, and possession of paraphernalia.

Both Gusler and Ilconich were released on bond.

Deputies say they are still investigating.