Bond set for two charged with heroin trafficking

A man and woman from Coshocton, each charged with a single count of trafficking in heroin, remain in custody on $100,000 bonds, set Friday by Coshocton Municipal Court Judge Tim France.

Bernardo Leyva, 65, and Yvonne McDaniel, 43, appeared for bond hearings on the first-degree felony charges at 3 p.m. Friday, according to Coshocton County Prosecutor Jason Given.

Deputies picked up Leyva and McDaniel after an 11 a.m. raid Thursday in the 200 block of North Third Street, which also netted firearms and cash, law enforcement officials reported.

Deputies reported finding 28 grams of heroin during their search, Given said. Additional charges may be sought when the case is presented to a grand jury, he said. That could come as early as April 17, but the case could wait until the following month's session, set for May 15.

By Friday evening, neither Leyva nor McDaniel had posted bond, and they remained in custody, Given said. Neither was listed on the most recently released county Justice Center roster.

The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office is heading up the investigation.

Coshocton County detectives, the sheriff's Special Response Team and Tuscarawas County Sheriff's Office SWAT officers executed a search warrant at the Third Street address, along with the Coshocton County Prosecutor's Office.

McDaniel and Leyva are next scheduled to appear in municipal court for preliminary hearings at 3 and 3:15 p.m. April 20, respectively, according to the office of the Clerk of Courts.



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