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43 drug trafficking suspects arrested during raids

Forty-three people were indicted in federal court for their suspected roles in two separate conspiracies to sell large amounts of drugs in the Mansfield area. Twenty-three people were charged in a 42-count indictment with conspiracy to possess intent to distribute fentanyl, heroin, oxycodone and marijuana and other charges, according to Justin E. Herdman, the U.S. […]

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Marion drug bust yields 60 grams of suspected heroin, $600 cash

A Marion man was arrested Monday after officers say 60 grams of suspected heroin was found in the east side of the city. Members of the MARMET Drug Task Force also seized $600 in cash and a loaded 9mm handgun after obtaining a search warrant for a house in the 100 block of Sargent Street, […]

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One arrest made after METRICH raid nets drugs, guns

A 38-year-old Crestline man was arrested Tuesday night on a drug trafficking charge following a METRICH raid at an Eckstein Road residence. Authorities seized approximately 16 grams of methamphetamine, 20 grams of an unknown white powder and three rifles, according to Mansfield police Chief Ken Coontz. The Richland County Sheriff's Office went to the residence […]

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Two Search Warrants Executed in Lima

On January 24, 2019, the Multi Area Narcotics Task Force concluded a lengthy investigation with the assistance of West Central Ohio Crime Task Force. Martez E Smith, 36 years of age, from Lima, OH. was arrested and charged with Trafficking in Cocaine, a Felony of the 1st Degree. Following the traffic stop, the West Central […]

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3 arrested in Butler County drug bust that included ‘substantial amount’ of meth, fentanyl

Three people were arrested Tuesday night after Butler County Sheriff’s deputies conducted a traffic stop at Park Avenue and F Street in Hamilton. The driver, Veronica Louis Sacco, 27, was arrested on outstanding warrants out of Montgomery County, according to a release from the sheriff’s office. The front seat passenger, Nathaniel Morningstar, 30, was found […]

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