A man arrested following a drug bust was arraigned in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court Wednesday.
21-year-old Marcus Moore of Zanesville pled not-guilty to a second-degree-felony charge of trafficking in cocaine. Moore was arrested in March when the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office pulled over a vehicle in the parking lot of Zane State College and found more than 360 grams of cocaine, valued at $73,000. Three other people in the vehicle were questioned and released.
A 21-year-old is charged with trafficking cocaine after a drug bust Monday night.
If convicted, Marcus Moore could face eight years in prison.
"It's just another one off the list of cases we've been working on. As I've said prior, we have a lot of names in front of us that we know are involved in illegal drug activity. It just comes to the point where things come up, and we're able to take those things, run with them, and put them with other things, " says Muskingum...
Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says a month-long drug investigation has resulted in the arrest of one area man.
Lutz says 21-year-old Marcus Moore of 808 Dryden Road, along with three other individuals were taken into custody in the parking lot at Zane State College and questioned at the Sheriff’s Office on Monday.
Moore was charged with trafficking in cocaine and he could face 8 years in prison.
The other three individuals were released. Lutz says 366 grams of...
The Perry County Prosecutor brings formal charges against three of the five New Lexington residents arrested last week in two seperate drug busts.
The Perry County Prosecutor's Office says that 56-year-old Joseph Westwood is charged with a fifth degree felony of permitting drug abuse. He has a hearing scheduled for March 23rd. 27-year-old Shelia and 29-year-old Jason Ratliff both face a felony count of trafficking in heroin.
Two others involved in the case Vickie Westwood and...
An investigation leads to the arrest of five Perry County residents.
Perry County Sheriff's Sergeant Kevin Starrett says Friday morning just minutes after 3 the Perry County Sheriff's Office along with the New Lexington and Crooksville Police Departments served two search warrants in New Lexington, one at 320 East Water Street the other 647 Center Street.
The warrants were a result of a three month investigation into the trafficking of heroin in the presence of juveniles....
Three people are arrested after a drug bust in Perry County.
According to the Perry County Sheriff's Office 45-year old Daniel Jacobs, 37-year old Dixie Owens and 43-year old Robert Carney all of New Lexington were arrested Friday after an investigation into the illegal trafficking of of morphine and marijuana.
The three are charged with various counts of trafficking in prescription drugs.
Deputies seized drugs, money and a vehicle as a result of the investigation....
40-year-old Michael Harris of Zanesville received a two-year-prison-sentence for selling drugs.
Judge Mark Fleegle sentenced Harris Monday in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court. Harris was arrested in October 2009 after Zanesville police pulled him over in the area of Underwood Street and the Veterans Memorial Bridge and found cocaine.
Harris pled guilty to felony charges of trafficking in cocaine and possession of cocaine, plus an additional misdemeanor charge of drug...