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Search Warrant and Arrests in Westerville

Sheriff Dallas Baldwin states in August of 2019, Detectives with the Franklin County Drug Task Force began a narcotics investigation into the distribution of cocaine into Franklin County, Ohio. In August of 2019, the Franklin County Drug Task Force utilized an undercover Detective to purchase cocaine from Matthias Trevor White. On September 4, 2019, the […]

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Large Seizure of Xanax

On July 25, 2019, Franklin County Sheriff's Office Patrol Deputies, along with the Community Liaison Unit, responded to a report of an assault at 8400 Patterson Road, Hilliard, Ohio (Brown Township).  During their initial investigation, deputies discovered that one of the persons involved had a large amount of Alprazolam, also known as Xanax. Deputies immediately […]

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Columbus man convicted of distributing cocaine, heroin and meth

Glenn Marcell Madison, Jr., of Columbus, was convicted of six drug related crimes after a two-day trial before U.S. District Judge James L. Graham. According to a Department of Justice media release, Madison, also known as “Monster,” was convicted of two counts of distributing cocaine, one count of distributing heroin and one count of distributing methamphetamine. […]

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21 dogs involved in suspected dogfighting ring rescued from Columbus home

Twenty-one dogs were removed from a home in west Columbus Thursday morning as part of an arrest in a suspected dogfighting ring. According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, 13 pit bulls, seven puppies and one Yorkshire Terrier were taken from the home in the 700 block of Dexter Avenue. Authorities also found one dead […]

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Hilliard area massage parlor shuttered after allegations of prostitution, human trafficking

The Columbus City Attorney and Franklin County Sheriff announced their offices worked together to shut down a massage parlor that investigators say was a front for illegal sex acts. A months-long investigation revealed a pattern of prostitution at Sunflower Asian Spa in a Hilliard area strip mall. In a raid around 3 p.m. Wednesday, city […]

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