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Elyria Narcotics Unit, partnering agencies nab 30 in suspected family-run cocaine trafficking investigation

A multi-county drug investigation by the Elyria Police Department and several other agencies has resulted in the arrests of 30 large-scale drug offenders. The Elyria Police Narcotics Unit — in partnership with the Lorain Police Narcotics Bureau, Lorain County Sheriff’s Drug Task Force, City of Elyria, and the Lorain County Prosecutor’s Office — worked together […]

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Lorain County making strides in fight against heroin

While the battle against heroin in Lorain County rages on, law enforcement officials say they are making strides against the epidemic while saving lives in the process. According to the Lorain County Coroner’s Office, the rise of heroin started about six years ago and culminated in 2012 when the amount of drug related deaths tripled […]

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Lorain Doctor Arrested

On Thursday, January 29, 2015 detectives from the Lorain County Drug Task Force arrested Maneesh Mehra, age 35, of Strongsville. Mehra is a Lorain County doctor. He was recently indicted by the Lorain County Grand Jury on 7 counts of Illegal Processing of a Drug Document, Ohio Revised Code 2925.23. We alledge that Dr. Mehra […]

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Suspected meth lab found in North Ridgeville mobile home

A joint investigation by North Ridgeville police and the Lorain County Drug Task Force led authorities to a couple suspected of operating a meth lab in a mobile home unit in the Pine Ridge Trailer Park on Wednesday. Police termed the suspected meth lab operation “a potentially deadly situation” that was defused “due to the […]

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Powerful drug Fentenyl returns to the streets of Lorain County in new form of deadly heroin

When the Lorain County Sheriff's Office Drug Task Force first noticed a new type of heroin popping up on the streets, it was unlike anything they had seen before because it was pink in color. When that "pink heroin" was linked to an overdose death, the toxicology results came back with something they had seen […]

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