On February 5, 2018 the Multi-Area Narcotics Task Force concluded an eight month undercover operation.  The following individuals were arrested in connection to the operation:

Morgan Lucas, 29 year old/white/female from Defiance, Ohio
Trafficking in Cocaine, a Felony of the Fifth Degree

Nikita Coleman, 29 year old/black/male from Toledo, Ohio
Trafficking in Cocaine, a Felony of the Fifth Degree

Tobby Warncke, 39 year old/white/male from Defiance, Ohio
Permitting Drug Abuse (use of premises), 2 counts, both Felonies of the Fifth Degree

Dustin Gonzales, 31 year old/Hispanic/male from Bryan, Ohio
Aggravated Trafficking in Drugs, in the vicinity of a juvenile, a Felony of the Third Degree
Aggravated Trafficking in Drugs, a Felony of the Fourth Degree

Anita Shaneyfelt, 21 year old/white/female from Liberty Center, Ohio
Permitting Drug Abuse, (use of vehicle), a Felony of the Fifth Degree
Seizure of a 2006 Saturn 4 door Sedan

Vincent Fell, Jr., 36 year old/black/male from Toledo, Ohio
Trafficking in Cocaine, in the vicinity of a juvenile, a Felony of the Fourth Degree
Trafficking in Cocaine, a Felony of the Fifth Degree
Trafficking in Heroin, a Felony of the Fifth Degree
Trafficking in Heroin, in the vicinity of a juvenile, a Felony of the Fourth Degree

More arrests are expected from this investigation.

Assisting the MAN Unit during the operation were Defiance County Sheriff’s Office, Defiance County Prosecutor’s Office, Northwest Ohio Fugitive Task Force, US Marshals Office, Defiance County Job and Family Services and the Defiance County Dog Warden.

The Multi-Area Narcotics Task Force serves Defiance County, Fulton County, Henry County, Paulding County, Putnam County, Williams County, the Village of Archbold and the Cities of Bryan, Defiance, and Napoleon.

Max A. Nofziger

Commander