“[Traffic] fatalities related to marijuana, it showed about a 28 percent increase [since legalization],” said Tom Gorman, director of the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area, which compiled the report. [Read more…]
On July 31, 2015, the Warren County Drug Task Force culminated an investigation into the trafficking of GHB, also known as the “date rape” drug, and crystal methamphetamine.
Arrested and charged with Trafficking in Drugs (F-1) Major Drug Offender, were the following:
Samuel Ray, 45 YOA, Douglasville, Georgia
David Price, 42 YOA, Powder Springs, Georgia
Cindy Soeder, 42 YOA, Douglasville, Georgia
These individuals traveled from Georgia to sell 2 gallons of GHB and ½ pound of crystal methamphetamine to an undercover detective for $10,000. The drugs involved have an ultimate street value of nearly $150,000, and represent one of the largest seizures of GHB ever in the region.
All subjects are currently incarcerated in the Warren County Jail.
On April 9th, 2015 the Wilmington Police Department responded to 182 Michigan Ave. Wilmington, Ohio reference an unresponsive male subject. Upon arrival of Officers, they found Cody Hart, age 23 of Wilmington unresponsive. Cody was transported to Clinton Memorial Hospital and pronounced dead by CMH staff.
An investigation was conducted and discovered DeLee Wampler, age 52 of Wilmington, and Daymon Haislip, age 27 of Cincinnati, Ohio provided heroin to Cody Hart at DeLee Wamplers residence. After approximately 3 hours of using the heroin provided by Wampler and Haislip, Cody Hart stopped breathing which prompted a 911 call to Wilmington Police Dispatch. Cody Hart’s body was transported to the Miami Valley Crime Laboratory for autopsy and toxicology. [Read more…]
The Warren County Drug Task Force was involved in five separate searches in Franklin Township (Warren County), City of Franklin, Dayton, and Middletown, Ohio, on 2/26/15.
Seized was over $1 million street value in high grade marijuana plants. In all, 430 plants were seized along with over 15 gallons of hashish oil and butter. In addition, an operation producing large amounts of edibles that include ice cream, brownies, fudge, candy, and cookies were also seized along with the industrial production equipment used to manufacture these products. [Read more…]
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today the formation of a new Ohio Organized Crime Investigations Commission (OOCIC) task force focused on the investigation and interception of large scale illegal drug and cash transactions in Warren, Butler, Hamilton, and Clermont counties.
The Southwest Ohio Bulk Currency Smuggling Task Force is comprised of investigators from the Warren County Drug Task Force, Clermont County Narcotics Unit, Regional Enforcement Narcotics Unit, Ohio State Highway Patrol, U.S. Homeland Security Investigations, and Butler County Prosecutor’s Office. [Read more…]