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Suspected drug dealer arrested

A child welfare check yielded a drug-related arrest Friday afternoon. Bellefontaine police were contacted about 1 p.m. from a concerned nearby resident who reported children crying and lots of foot traffic in and out of a residence at 816 Heritage Court Apt. 4. Audric D. Clay, 27, of 793 Canonby Place, Apt. 2C, Columbus, was […]

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Drug task force logs another arrest

Mary E. Cox, 39, of 629 Florence Ave., was arrested about 1 p.m. Thursday and charged with two counts of permitting drug abuse after law enforcement learned she may be allowing other people to sell drugs out of her home. Logan County Joint Drug Task Force, and officers of the Bellefontaine Police Department reportedly have […]

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Suspected crack dealer arrested

A suspect that drug investigators believe is a significant trafficker of crack cocaine was arrested Thursday. Officers of the Bellefontaine Police Department, in connection with the Logan County Joint Drug Task Force observed Terrick Ellis, 38, of Bellefontaine, walking westbound on Jay Avenue about 4 p.m. and took him into custody without incident.

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Payne serving federal sentence in Arizona

A repeatedly convicted drug dealer, who once had ties to Detroit, was sentenced in a December federal court appearance in Dayton to serve five years in prison for having weapons under disability. David Payne, 37, of Bellefontaine, is currently lodged in Federal Correctional Institution, Safford, Ariz., after he asked in federal court documents to be […]

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Mechanics find marijuana inside vehicle’s spare tire

Mechanics at AutoNation found a large amount of marijuana in a spare tire that they had placed on a car brought into the dealership Monday. Lorain County Drug Task Force Commander Dennis Cavanaugh said in a news release that a customer brought in their used car because of a screw in the tire. The mechanics […]

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