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METRICH raid nets drugs, guns, cash; one arrested

Drugs, guns and cash were seized Thursday morning during a METRICH raid at 75 Helen Ave., according to a news release from Mansfield police Lt. Joseph D. Petrycki, who is also the METRICH commander. The METRICH Enforcement Unit, with assistance from the Mansfield Division of Police and the Allied Special Operations Response Team (ASORT) served […]

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Officials: 1/2 gram of fentanyl-laced cocaine caused overdoses of 4 friends in Norwood

A Winton Terrace man is accused of selling the fentanyl-laced cocaine that killed two friends in Norwood. Antwan Reliford, 28, was arrested Nov. 7 on a bus in Louisville after officials said he fled Ohio. In August, three men and a woman¬†bought half a gram of what they thought was cocaine from Reliford, officials said.¬†All […]

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Cincinnati man sentenced to 20 years for dealing fentanyl than caused and overdose death

Deonte R. Dickey, 21, of Cincinnati was sentenced in U.S. District Court today to 240 months in prison and ordered to pay $7,000 in restitution for funeral costs for distributing heroin and fentanyl that resulted in death. Benjamin C. Glassman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, Timothy J. Plancon, Special Agent in […]

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Bucyrus drug bust results in 2 arrests and recovery of 'large' amount of drugs

The ongoing war on drugs has taken a toll on police Chief David Koepke. "We are just sick and tired of the drug epidemic," he said. Koepke made the comment following a Thursday morning drug raid at 1111 Willard St. Authorities reported finding a "large" amount of suspected cocaine, methamphetamine, prescription narcotics, criminal tools, guns, […]

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Two Arrested In Findlay Drug Bust

Two people are behind bars after the Hancock County METRICH Drug Task Force executed a search warrant. The task force searched 527 Allen Avenue in Findlay around 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday. They found crack cocaine, methamphetamine, marijuana, prescription pills, cash, 2 handguns, a rifle, drug paraphernalia, and items indicative of drug trafficking. They arrested 24-year-old […]

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