Officers of the MAN Unit concluded an 11 month investigation of persons distributing Cocaine and Methamphetamine in Defiance County and surrounding counties. Arrested were: Juan Montez, Jr., 22 years, 236 Corwin Street, Defiance, Ohio for one count of Possession of Cocaine, over 27 grams, but less than 100 grams, a Felony of the First Degree. […]
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While both law enforcement and elected officials say they cannot merely arrest their way out of the problem, they say the opioid epidemic sweeping across the community is largely caused by drug dealers profiting on the suffering of others. The Ottawa County Drug Task Force is dedicated to doing as much as possible to curb […]
Corey A. Snay, 22, South Union Avenue, Salem, was sentenced in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court to seven years and four months in a state prison in three drug-related cases. The newest charges dealt with the illegal manufacturing of methamphetamine, the illegal possession of the chemicals for manufacturing meth and several counts of possession of […]
A former co-owner of a medical clinic which had an office in North Olmsted and a doctor who worked there were indicted last week on 170 charges involving medical fraud in what one law enforcement officer deemed a “pill mill.” Diane Javier, 71, and Dr. Stephen Bernie of the Medical Care Group were indicted last […]
A recently convicted drug dealer is accused of making another transaction while he was out on bond. The Norwalk Police Department arrested Joseph B. Bursley, 33, of 4395 Gibbs Road, Apt. 3, after a buy-bust Friday. Norwalk is a member of METRICH, a 10-county drug task force.