METRICH seizes drugs, weapons during arrest

The US Marshals task force served an arrest warrant for Hendrick Bradley at 837 S. Diamond St., Apt. 1, and contacted the METRICH Enforcement Unit after seeing drugs in plain view, according to a METRICH news release.

METRICH, the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force and the Mansfield Police Department served a search warrant signed by Judge Frank Ardis Jr., the release said.

During the search, METRICH detectives seized suspected heroin, cocaine and marijuana; an assortment of drug paraphernalia; $4,128 in cash; and three handguns.

METRICH detectives arrested Bradley and charged with him possession of heroin, possession of cocaine and possession of weapons under disability, all third-degree felonies.

He was taken to Richland County Jail, where he awaits a court appearance. Additional charges may be forwarded to the Richland County Prosecutor's Office for review, according to the press release.

"The METRICH Enforcement Unit will continue to target those individuals that traffic drugs in the community and would like to thank those individuals who called in the numerous tips and complaints regarding Hendrick Bradley which assisted detectives in this investigation," METRICH Sgt. Steve Blust said in the press release.

Originally published in the News Journal on March 9, 2017.

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