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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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Painesville man sentenced in one of Lake County's biggest drug busts 'in quite some time'

The Painesville man arrested in what is considered the Lake County Narcotics Agency's biggest drug bust “in quite some time” was sentenced Oct. 29 to 12 years in prison. Otis Miller, 42, was sentenced by Lake County Common Pleas Court Judge Vincent A. Culotta for first-degree felony cocaine trafficking and second-degree felony aggravated trafficking in […]

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$8,000 worth of drugs, $5,000 cash seized in Willowick bust

The Lake County Narcotics Agency seized $8,000 worth of drugs during a bust at a Willowick home. The agency executed a search warrant Aug. 1 at a residence along the 29000 block of Barjode Road after several complaints of drug activity had been made. Officers seized the drugs that included cocaine and oxycodone tablets as […]

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METRICH raid nets drugs, guns, cash in Shelby

Two men were arrested after a METRICH raid Thursday night at 2724 Holtz Road netted three ounces of suspected crystal methamphetamine, prescription medications, more than $500 in U.S. currency, two handguns, numerous rounds of ammunition and a variety of assorted drug paraphernalia, according to a news release from METRICH. At 8:43 p.m., the METRICH Enforcement […]

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Clyde man gets 10 years for armed robbery of Magruder pharmacy

A Clyde man was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Wednesday for robbing the Magruder Hospital Pharmacy at gunpoint earlier this year. Joshua Trapp, 35, who pleaded guilty last month to aggravated robbery, was sentenced by Ottawa County Common Pleas Court Judge Bruce Winters for the single first-degree felony charge, which carried a maximum possible […]

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