Three arrested, two at large after largest oxycodone seizure in Lawrence Co. history

Three people are under arrest and two more are at large after the largest seizure of oxycodone tablets in Lawrence County history.

According to a release, a three-month long investigation involving an organized group of people from Ironton and Detroit, Michigan, led to the seizure of 4,152 oxycodone tablets Monday.

Two assault rifles and two handguns were also seized, along with morphine tablets and cash.

The estimated value of all the items seized is $174,000.

The items were seized after four locations in Ironton were searched. Two locations are in the 700 block of Latonia Street and two others are in the 1300 block of South 4th Street.

James Harrell, 46, of Ironton and Kimberly Montgomery, 50, of Ironton were both charged with trafficking in drugs and engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity.

Robert Williams, 58, of Ironton was arrested for trafficking in drugs.

Antonio Smith a.k.a. Tony Smalls, 46 and Carlos Smith, 43, are at large and believed to be in the Detroit area.

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