Search warrant executed; 2 arrested
A man and teenage girl who was reported as a runaway from Columbus were arrested when a drug-related search warrant was executed at a Tiffin residence for the second time in two weeks Tuesday.
Seneca County Drug Task Force — METRICH Enforcement Unit with assistance from Tiffin Police Department executed the warrant at 42½ W. Perry St., the residence of Jerell A. Carroll, 26, and a 15-year-old girl, both formerly of Columbus, according to a METRICH release.
Carroll was arrested on charges of corrupting another with drugs, a second-degree felony; trafficking crack cocaine and complicity to trafficking in crack cocaine, fourth-degree felonies; and trafficking crack cocaine and possession of criminal tools, fifth-degree felonies, the release states.
He was taken to Seneca County Jail.
The girl was charged with trafficking crack cocaine, a fifth-degree felony, and was taken to Seneca County Youth Center.
The warrant yielded money, suspected crack cocaine and criminal tools, according to the release.
The task force executed a drug-related search warrant at the same residence June 27.
Detective Chuck Boyer, coordinator of Seneca County Drug Task Force — METRICH Enforcement Unit, had said complaints led officers to the residence.
He said two people who moved from Columbus three to four weeks before were found inside: Tarajee S. Harris and Paul A. Courtney.
Courtney was being charged with trafficking in cocaine, he said.
Originally published in the Advertiser Tribune on July 11, 2018.