Stories tagged with: drug bust

March 22, 2011 - 7:14pm
3 years 21 weeks ago

A man called a "ring-leader" after a drug bust in Adams Mills is set to change his plea.

According to federal court documents Hugo Ayala of Columbus, is set to change his not-guilty plea, which may indicate he reached a plea agreement.

Last September multiple law enforcement agencies discovered more than 5,000 marijuana plants in two separate plots in Adams Mills.

Ayala and 10 other Mexican nationals were arrested and charged with conspiracy to manufacture...

February 16, 2011 - 1:44pm
3 years 26 weeks ago

A  Zanesville father and son plead guilty to drug charges.

51-year-old Alfred Stires and 25-year-old Michael Stires both appeared in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court  Wednesday where they each entered guilty pleas to a felony charge of cultivation of marijuana.

Assistant Prosecutor Bob Smith says in August of last year deputies from the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office discovered marijuana plants growing outside their home on Pinkerton Road.

Judge Fleegle...

January 12, 2011 - 6:50pm
3 years 31 weeks ago

Three Zanesville Residents were indicted on Wednesday in connection with a drug bust at a home on Pierce Street.

49-year-old Charles Workman II, 30-year-old Tekeija Kimbrough, and 46-year-old Leista Lang are all being charged after a search warrant was executed at 114 Pierce Street last Friday by the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office and the Zanesville Police Department. Cocaine, crack, cash, a gun, and drug paraphenalia were all discovered in the home.

Some of the charges...

January 10, 2011 - 6:16pm
3 years 31 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office and the Zanesville Police Department executed a search warrant Friday night at 114 Pierce Street.

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says two suspects were taken into custody and have been charged. 31-year-old Takeija Kimbrough is facing five charges including trafficking in crack cocaine and permitting drug abuse. She is facing a total of thirty 32 years in prison. 30-year-old Charles Workman II is facing six charges...

January 7, 2011 - 6:11pm
3 years 27 weeks ago

A Zanesville man pleads guilty in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court to charges stemming from a summer drug bust.

38-year-old John Fleming appeared before Judge Mark Fleegle where he entered the plea to several charges including two felony counts of permitting drug abuse and misdemeanor charges of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Fleming was arrested in July after authorities raided an apartment at Woodberry Drive.

Judge Fleegle ordered a pre-sentence...

November 23, 2010 - 10:22am
3 years 14 weeks ago

Zanesville Police continue their investigation into a weekend drug bust.

Police said Saturday November 20, around 8:30pm the Narcotics Unit with help from the Special Response Team and Patrol Officers executed a search warrant at a home at 725 Bates Street.

Police says the bust was a result of a several month investigation into complaints of drug activity and prostitution going on at the residence.

There were six people present at the time of the raid. All were taken into...

September 18, 2010 - 3:25pm
3 years 48 weeks ago

The Perry County Sheriff's Office arrest a woman in connection to a drug bust in Junction City.

Friday deputies with the Perry County Sheriff's Office and agents with the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force executed a search warrant at 310 Poplar Street.

Sheriff's Sgt Kevin Starrett said that the investigation was into the trafficking of methadone in front of juveniles at the residence.

Deputies aren't releasing the woman's name until formal charges are filed.

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August 7, 2010 - 3:47pm
4 years 2 weeks ago

Five people are taken into custody following a drug bust in Perry County.

It happened at 6749 Monroe Township Road 1008 in Corning yesterday.

The Perry County Sheriff's Office along with agents from the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force responded to the residence after receiving reports of trafficking in heroin. Two search warrants were executed at the home, in some vehicles at the scene, and at a nearby camper. Sergeant Kevin Starrett says deputies seized an undisclosed...

July 23, 2010 - 2:48pm
4 years 4 weeks ago

Three people are taken into custody after a drug bust in Perry County.

Sgt. Kevin Starrett says on Thursday deputies along with members of the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office Special Response Team executed search warrants at 7650 Number 8 Hollow Road in New Lexington.
 

Starrett says deputies recovered a large quantity of marijuana, an undisclosed amount of currency and firearms from the property.
 

He says the names of the people arrested aren't...

July 14, 2010 - 10:43pm
4 years 5 weeks ago

Six people are in custody after a drug bust at a Muskingum County apartment complex.

It happened at 7300 Woodberry Drive, off the Maysville Pike.

Sheriff Matt Lutz says four male adults, one female adult, and one juvenile were escorted from the scene. Deputies recovered a firearm, some prescription pills, and an undisclosed amount of cash.

He says his office will be talking with the prosecutor to see if all six individuals will be charged. Their names will not be released...

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