Butler County Sheriff, Richard K. Jones reports that early this morning, B.U.R.N (Butler County Undercover Regional Narcotics) along with Butler County S.W.A.T (Special Weapons and Tactics) executed a search warrant at 147 Washington Street in the City of Hamilton.   Calvin J. Simmons Sr., age 55 was arrested for Trafficking in Drugs a felony of the 3rd degree, Possession of Drugs, a felony of the 4th degree and Possession of Drugs, a felony of the 5th degree.  Erin Beckman, a 40 year old female from Mason, Ohio was arrested on an outstanding warrant for contempt of court through Hamilton Municipal Court.

Butler County Agents’ seized over a quarter ounce of crack cocaine, a large amount of schedule II pills, $1,200.00 cash, drug paraphernalia and a handgun.  “Mr. Simmons is no stranger to our system.  He has a lengthy arrest record and continues to be part of the vermin in this county.  My guys continue to do a great job at getting these people off the street and I am proud of the work they do,” said Sheriff Jones.

The Sheriff encourages everyone to continue to report drug-related activity to the Butler County Sheriff’s Office.