Clermont County man indicted for trafficking in marijuana
A Pierce Township man has been indicted by the Clermont County Grand Jury for 6 counts related to his involvement in the trafficking of marijuana.
Paul Miller, age 45, has been indicted on 1 count of trafficking in marijuana, a second degree felony; 1 count of Possession of Marijuana, a second degree felony, 1 count of Engaging in a Pattern of Corrupt Activity, a first degree felony, and 3 counts of Aggravated Possession of Drugs, all felonies of the fourth degree.
On December 8th, 2016, the Clermont County Narcotics Task Force finalized a three month long investigation which identified Miller as a major supplier of marijuana to Clermont County as well as numerous states throughout the country. Narcotics agents executed search warrants at Miller’s residence in Pierce Twp., as well as two storage facilities in Union Twp. During the search warrants, agents seized 60 pounds of marijuana which Miller intended for distribution. Additionally, agents seized $56,961.00 in US currency.
Estimated street value of marijuana seized: $240,000.00
Miller appeared for arraignment at 8:30am this morning in a Clermont County Common Pleas Court, where his bond was set at $200,000. Miller is currently being held in the Clermont County Jail, and will return to court on 2-13-17 at 8:30am for a bond review. This investigation is ongoing with additional arrests of co-conspirators anticipated.