“[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…]
A local drug dealer was sentenced to more than three years in prison this week in Logan County Common Pleas Court.
Audric Clay, 27, of Bellefontaine, was sentenced to 40 months in prison and ordered to pay court costs for three counts of possession of drugs.
The defendant also agreed to forfeit about $2,500 in cash that was found on him at the time of his arrest in March, when he was jailed following an investigation into suspected drug activity at 816 Heritage Court, Apt. 4. [Read more…]
A pair of defendants was sentenced to local jail, and another was imprisoned by Judge Mark S. O’Connor in other cases handled this week in Logan County Common Pleas Court.
• Donovan Boddie, 26, of Springfield, was sentenced to two years in prison for two counts of trafficking in drugs, and one count of complicity to trafficking in drugs; [Read more…]
Varey P. Feemorlu, 24, of Columbus, was arrested Wednesday on two counts of trafficking in cocaine as part of an ongoing investigation of the Logan County Joint Drug Task Force.
Detectives spotted him around 1 p.m. driving a car and used a marked cruiser to initiate a traffic stop at 1000 Garfield Ave., Lot 63.
He is suspected of transporting cocaine from Columbus to Bellefontaine.
Three other people in the car were not charged.
A defendant who previously won the right to be resentenced based on a technicality may have come away Monday grateful that a harsher sentence hadn’t been levied.
Marcus Wilkerson, 30, originally was sentenced in March 2013 to three years in prison for three counts of trafficking in drugs and a single count of possession of drugs.
Technically, the four charges covered two cases, each consisting of a fourth- and fifth-degree felony. Judge Mark S. O’Connor sentenced him to 18 months for the fourth-degree felony, and 12 months for the fifth-degree felony in each case. [Read more…]