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Retail Business Tips Lead To Drug Charges

Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports that for the past few months, deputies and undercover agents with B.U.R.N. (Butler County Under Cover Regional Narcotics) Task force have personally visited several retail businesses. The idea is to educate them on indicators of purchases for the use of illegal drug manufacturing. “We have basically taught these businesses some […]

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Search Warrant Leads To Large Marijuana Bust

Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports that around 7:30 PM yesterday, citizen complaints and anonymous tips led undercover agents to 220 N. D Street in the City of Hamilton where a large marijuana grow operation was being processed.  A search warrant was jointly executed by agents of the Butler County Sheriff’s Office and the City of […]

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Butler County Sheriff’s BURN Taskforce Raids Middletown Drug House

Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports that the Butler County Undercover Regional Narcotics (BURN) taskforce along with the Butler County Regional SWAT team raided a Middletown residence in the pre-dawn hours of March 26, 2015. The residence, located at 704 Elwood Street, was part of a lengthy methamphetamine drug investigation carried out by the […]

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Traffic Stop Leads To Heroin Bust

Richard K. Jones reports that around 3:00pm yesterday, deputies conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of Fair and Hancock Avenue in the City of Hamilton. The driver William D. Mills, a 43 year old male, had a hypodermic needle, 13 ½ grams of heroin prepped for sale, and $400.00 cash in his possession. The […]

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Undercover Drug Agents Record Very Active Weekend

Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports undercover agents from the Butler County Undercover Regional Narcotics (BURN) Task Force were quite active this past weekend with four separate investigations netting four arrests and the seizure of thousands of dollars-worth of illegal drugs, 3 vehicles, a handgun, and a double barreled, sawed-off shotgun.  Following is a […]

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