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Ironton man arraigned in drug bust

A man arrested for trafficking in drugs during a drug bust in Ironton on Friday was arraigned in Ironton Municipal Court Monday afternoon. Isaac Hannon, 34, of 1350 S. Fifth Street, Ironton, appeared for his arraignment, where Ironton Municipal Court Judge O. Clark Collins Jr. set bond at $50,000 cash or surety. Friday’s bust involved […]

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Ironton drug bust results in arrest

Officers from the Lawrence Drug and Major Crimes Task Force, the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office, Ironton Police Department and the Lawrence County Prosecutor’s Office executed a search warrant at 1530 S. Fifth Street in Ironton today. Isaac Hannon, 34, was arrested at the residence, and is charged with trafficking in drugs. During the investigation, numerous […]

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‘A different monster’ – Drug epidemic takes turn for worse

The drug epidemic is taking a turn for the worse in our region. In Boyd County Kentucky, there were 32 heroin overdoses and five deaths in January. That’s three times higher than usual. October, November and December 2016 saw eight, nine, and 10 overdoses, respectively. There was one fatality each month. In Lawrence County, Ohio, […]

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Three arrested, two at large after largest oxycodone seizure in Lawrence Co. history

Three people are under arrest and two more are at large after the largest seizure of oxycodone tablets in Lawrence County history. According to a release, a three-month long investigation involving an organized group of people from Ironton and Detroit, Michigan, led to the seizure of 4,152 oxycodone tablets Monday. Two assault rifles and two […]

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Man arraigned on bank robbery charge in Lawrence County

A bank robbery suspect was arraigned Thursday morning in connection with an incident this week in Ironton. That robbery happened Tuesday at PNC Bank on 4th Street. Detectives say Michael Wayne Crager, 38, of Gallipolis, admitted to robbing the PNC Bank, as well as the Westbanco Bank in South Point, Ohio, in June. He said […]

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