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Sergeant expects saturated patrols to net three felonies in Rittman

The enhanced patrol residents witnessed recently will be more routine in the future as Rittman police stepped up their game by saturating areas of known drug activity with an assist from other law enforcement agencies. Rittman Sgt. David Miller said the effort was a successful one. There will likely be three felony charges arising from […]

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Former fugitive gets 17 years in Wayne County

The man who authorities say ran a multi-county drug trafficking ring before becoming a fugitive last year was sentenced to 17 years in prison in Wayne County April 6. Richard Lawless, 49, of Polk, was convicted April 5 after a jury trial of kidnapping, felonious assault and abduction after he and another man, Michael Kouns, […]

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Child Removed From Medina Meth Lab

Medina police and drug task force agents discovered an active methamphetamine lab in an Abbeyville Road apartment early Wednesday afternoon.  Agents went to the apartment to speak to the residents about their excessive pseudoephedrine purchases.  Once there, one of the occupants consented to a search of the apartment.  During the search agents discovered an active […]

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Seven arrests made in Medina

Seven arrests were made and more are expected, Medina police said Friday, related to drug sales out of a Lafayette Road apartment that were linked to at least three overdoses. Medina police, working with Medina County Drug Task Force agents, reported responding to three separate fentanyl overdose cases in a six-hour span Thursday. A fourth […]

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Repeat Drug Offender Arrested by Drug Task Force Agents.

David L. Reed has been arrested once again by Medina County Drug Task Force agents! Reed, age 54 of 416 Bronson St. in Medina, is in the Medina County Jail after an undercover agent purchased purported heroin from Reed. The transaction took place late Tuesday afternoon (July 28) at a Trease Road apartment complex in […]

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