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Two arrested after drug bust in Ohio

Two people were arrested Tuesday night after a drug bust in South Point. Both Raymond Jenkins, 35, and Kandas Johnson, 32, were taken into custody after investigators found 50 grams of crystal meth in their home. They both face a second-degree felony charge for drug trafficking.

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Ashland man sentenced to 10 years

An Ashland man will spend the next 10 years in prison following his conviction on drug trafficking charges during a three-day jury trial. John F. Wright, 47, of 714 Bellefonte Princess Road was sentenced to eight years for second degree aggravated trafficking and 24 months for trafficking. The sentences will run consecutively. The maximum penalty […]

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Huntington man arrested on drug charges in South Point

A man from Huntington was arrested Wednesday in South Point on drug charges, according to information from the Lawrence County Prosecutor’s Office. Keyen Lamar McJimpson, 39, is charged with drug trafficking, a first-degree felony. McJimpson was arrested at a motel in South Point after officers with the Lawrence Drug and Major Crimes Task Force, the […]

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Drug task force rounds up alleged traffickers

Investigators served warrants on five people who were recently indicted by a Lawrence County grand jury. The grand jury this week returned nine secret indictments after considering evidence of trafficking in drugs. During the investigations controlled purchases of cocaine, heroin and crystal methamphetamine were completed, according to a release by the Lawrence County Prosecutor’s Office.

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Eight arrested on drug trafficking charges

Eight people named in sealed drug indictments last month have been arrested, according to Dave Marcum, chief investigator for the Lawrence County Prosecutor's Office. Alison M. Lewis, 34, of Private Drive 545, Ironton, was charged with trafficking in meth, trafficking in oxycodone, trafficking in cocaine, tampering with evidence and illegal conveyance of drugs on the […]

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