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$2.3 million in drugs seized during search of Olentangy Commons apartment

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says $2.3 million in drugs and more than $111,000 in cash were seized from a northwest Columbus residence last week. The Franklin County Drug Task Force along with members of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, the US 23 Major Crimes Task Force and the Ross County Sheriff’s Office executed […]

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Operation Cabin Fever: Sheriff's office conducts warrant sweep on snow day

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office conducted a warrant sweep Wednesday looking for 51 suspects most of whom were wanted on drug-related charges. Major Steven Tucker says they launched “Operation: Cabin Fever” with the hope of finding suspects at home enduring another long winter day. “We’re looking at people who were charged with drug trafficking,” Tucker […]

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Fostoria Man Arrested On Drug Charges Again

A Fostoria man is facing charges following a Thursday drug bust. Seneca County Drug Task Force-METRICH Enforcement Unit and Fostoria Police Department officers arrested 61-year-old Patrick Roddy following a search of his home at 734 Lynn Street. Authorities have charged Roddy with trafficking crack cocaine. Investigators say they found evidence of drug trafficking, cash, and […]

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Two huge drug busts reported on Columbus' east, south sides, suspects arrested

Two major drug raids, staged just days apart at the end of January, netted more than $600,000 worth of illicit drugs, guns and cash, according to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office. The raids, carried out in the Southern Orchards and Milo-Grogan neighborhoods, came after a month-long undercover investigation. Sheriff's Major Steven Tucker said Monday that […]

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Deputies seize 500 pounds of marijuana, 95 plants, 43 cats in Franklin Co. home

Franklin County deputies seized nearly 100 marijuana plants, along with 500 pounds of processed marijuana and dozens of cats from a Prairie Township home last week. According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, on September 11, deputies were working a separate call in Prairie Township when they noticed a strong aroma of marijuana coming from […]

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