Suspect Charged in Drug Investigation

by Kelly Choate on August 15, 2011 at 5:35 am

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz said a Zanesville man has been charged in connection with a recent drug investigation that resulted in a foot chase in the Putnam area last week.

Lutz said 27-year-old Corey Wood is charged with trafficking in crack cocaine with a juvenile specification, trafficking in cocaine with a juvenile specification, possession of marijuana and trafficking in controlled substances.

He said a second person in the case, Elgin Mitchell, fled the scene, and a warrant has been issued for his arrest.