Professor arrested for possession of multiple pounds of marijuana

The Brown County Drug & Major Crime Task Force, with information and support provided by the United States Postal Inspection Service, has arrested the following individual:

Douglas Link
3770 Sterling Road
Mt. Orab, Ohio

Link is currently charged with one count of Possession of Drugs, a felony of the third degree, which carries a maximum sentence of three years in prison, after being arrested outside of the United States Postal Service Office in Mount Orab, Ohio on April 26, 2016. Link was in possession of over three pounds of marijuana which led Task Force agents to obtaining a search warrant for his residence and vehicle. Also, Task Force agents seized multiple additional pounds of marijuana along with 24 plants, marijuana cultivation materials, scales, and firearms at the home.

Mr. Link was arraigned in the Brown County Municipal Court on April 27, 2016 and was given a $25,000 cash, surety, or property bond.  Mr. Link posted bond and is currently out of custody.  His next court date is scheduled for May 5th at 9:00am at the Brown County Municipal Court.

Further, Mr. Link is employed as a professor of humanities at Chatfield College, outside of Fayetteville, Ohio.

The investigation is ongoing, with additional criminal charges to be presented to the Brown County Grand Jury at a future date.

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