George Hiotis

Suspect Arrested In Drug Buy-Bust

by George Hiotis on October 30, 2009 at 10:54 am

Zanesville Police say one person is in custody in connection with a drug buy-bust. It happened Thursday in the area of Underwood Street and the Veterans Memorial Bridge around 1:00 in the afternoon. Police say the vehicle of 39-year-old Michael Harris of Zanesville was stopped by a patrol unit and officers found between 10 and 100 grams of powder cocaine. Harris is facing charges of trafficking in drugs, drug abuse, permitting drug abuse and drug paraphernalia. Formal charges will be filed later today. Police were assisted by Drug Task Force Members from the Cambridge and Bellaire Police Departments.