George Hiotis

Zanesville Man Faces Drug Charges

by George Hiotis on January 27, 2014 at 3:58 am

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says an area man is facing charges in connection with methamphetamine.  The Sheriff says Robert Scheffler of 129 Brighton Boulevard is facing one count each of illegal manufacture of meth, illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacturing of drugs and aggravated possession of meth.  Lutz says on January 17th officers with the Zanesville Police Department were made aware of a strong odor coming from 129 Brighton Boulevard.  The sheriff says ZPD officers and Sheriff’s Detectives entered the home and found 3 other subjects, starter fluid cans, gas pipes, drug residue, several lithium batteries, jars and funnels with white powder residue and other items. The investigation into the incident continues.