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Orrville man given prison for drug charges

One of three men found making meth while the Wayne County Sheriff's Office went to serve a warrant in Orrville was sent to prison. Clark Nichols, 30, 425 Garfield Ave., Orrville, was sentenced to three years in prison in Wayne County Common Pleas Court by Judge Mark K. Wiest on charges of cultivation of marijuana […]

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Ottawa County grand jury indicts nine on drug charges

Nine people were indicted by an Ottawa County grand jury on  drug-related charges, including possession, trafficking and cultivation. According to Ottawa County Prosecutor Mark Mulligan, the cases are the culmination of a five-month undercover investigation by the Ottawa County Drug Task Force earlier this year. “While drug-related crimes remain prevalent throughout the nation, Ottawa County […]

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Meth lab remnants found in Lyn-Way grease bin

Someone dumped a trash bag of methamphetamine lab chemicals into a grease bin behind the Lyn-Way Restaurant, according to Mansfield police Sgt. Steven Brane, working with the METRICH task force. About noon Thursday, Ashland Fire Department and emergency responders in hazmat suits were in the parking lot behind the restaurant, 1320 Cleveland Avenue.

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Large quantity of drugs found in Liverpool homes

EAST LIVERPOOL - Drugs with a street value of nearly $20,000 were found in two East End homes Monday afternoon during execution of search warrants by police agencies. The Columbiana County Drug Task Force (DTF), Special Response Team (SRT) and city police officers converged on homes at 1057 St. George St. and 1054 Railroad St.t, […]

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Two are indicted for meth operation

Two men who allegedly were found with a one-pot meth operation inside their van in June have been indicted. Christopher Shanley, 44, 256 Wood St., Shreve, and Brian A. Phillips, 46, 4400 Melrose Drive, Lot 280, have both been charged in Wayne County Common Pleas Court with felony counts of illegal manufacture of drugs, aggravated […]

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