Search warrant nets drug arrest in Savannah

A Savannah man was arrested on a charge of felony drug possession Monday morning after a search warrant was served at 5 N. Main St., according to a news release from the Ashland County Sheriff's Office, the Ashland Police Department and METRICH.

During the search of a bedroom, law enforcement officials reported finding heroin, methamphetamine, Suboxone and empty boxes of pseudoephedrine allegedly used for manufacturing meth. Syringes also were found, officials reported. Authorities searched the house after resident complaints and other drug intelligence, according to the news release.

At 7:34 a.m. Monday, Erik Donald Resar, 31, was found hiding in the closet in his bedroom at the residence. Three others were in the house and were not charged at this time, according to authorities.

Other evidence revealed that Resar had attempted to sell Suboxone and heroin over the weekend, officials reported.

Resar was taken to the Ashland County Jail on a charge of felony possession of drugs. Further charges are pending, according to the news release.

Originally published in the News Journal on February 23, 2016.

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