A 61-count indictment was filed in federal court charging 19 people for their roles in a drug conspiracy that brought large shipments of heroin to the Cleveland area and then distributed the drug in Ashtabula, Conneaut and Bellaire, Ohio and Wheeling, West Virginia, law enforcement officials said Monday.
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The TAG Law Enforcement Task Force and the Ashtabula County Sheriff’s Office recognized Pymatuning Valley High School Multi-Media Class. The class produced award winning Anti-Drug PSA’s for use by the task force in its community drug education efforts. The contest offered a first-place award of $1,000 and $250 for second place. Class instructor Scott Wludyga, […]
Richard G. Ross, 73, of Girard, a retired former captain on the Girard Police Department, pleaded guilty to two counts of attempted aggravated drug trafficking today in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court. He will be sentenced later. The U.S. Marshal’s Violent Fugitives Task Force arrested Ross in May after he was secretly indicted on two […]
Potentially explosive materials were found Friday during a drug bust inside room 202 at the Cottage Inn in Niles. “Fortunately for us there was no active lab,” said Captain Jeff Orr, TAG Task Force. “That’s very close by, it’s too close for comfort,” said Kathy Barbe, a resident who lives nearby. The materials were associated […]