2 Arrested, Drugs Seized From West Columbus Apartment

A man and a woman were arrested while detectives from the Franklin County Sheriff’s office were serving a drug-related warrant at a west Columbus apartment Thursday evening.

According to Sheriff Zach Scott, The Franklin County Drug Task Force conducted an investigation into heroin trafficking at an apartment located in the 100 block of Schoolhouse Lane. The investigation stemmed from an effort to increase enforcement into the trafficking of heroin in Franklin County.

As a result of the search, 32-year-old Steven K. Burke and 48-year-old Robin Parrish were arrested and each charged with possession of drugs, which is a felony.

The two were found to be in possession of 30 grams of crack cocaine, 25 grams of heroin, 51 schedule IV prescription pills, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, $933 in cash, and two loaded firearms, one of which had been reported stolen from a location in Grove City.

Detectives also found and seized additional heroin, a bulletproof vest, another firearm, and U.S. currency.

Two other individuals were found inside the home. They were arrested on outstanding warrants.

Future charges of drug trafficking, drug possession, receiving stolen property, and permitting drug abuse are expected to be filed in connection with the case.

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