On July 25, 2019, Franklin County Sheriff's Office Patrol Deputies, along with the Community Liaison Unit, responded to a report of an assault at 8400 Patterson Road, Hilliard, Ohio (Brown Township). During their initial investigation, deputies discovered that one of the persons involved had a large amount of Alprazolam, also known as Xanax.
Deputies immediately contacted detectives from the Special Investigations Unit. The detectives seized approximately 14,800 unit doses of the Xanax from two locations - both the site of the initial incident and 5804 Parkbridge Lane, Dublin, Ohio, where two of the participants lived.
FCSO Detectives arrested Grant Saale 24 and Laura Saale 59. Both individuals have been charged with Possession of a Scheduled IV Controlled Substance, an F2 Felony. Additional charges are likely pending further investigation.
Franklin County Sheriff Press Release - 7/29/19