MCSO Investigates Storage Units in Connection to Drugs

by Courtney Wheaton on March 10, 2014 at 9:46 am

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz announces the details of a series of drug raids.

The Muskingum County Sheriff’s office and Zanesville Police Department’s joint drug task force searched the mini storage units on Greenhouse Road on Monday in connection to a drug raid on 1238 Melrose Avenue on Friday. During the raid on Friday a resident at the home, Jamie Mayle was taken into custody.

"He is currently locked up on four different felony counts of trafficking methamphetamine, I believe we have two counts of F3. a count of F4 and a count of F2 trafficking against him," said Lutz.

Sheriff Lutz says while searching the residence, investigators found an undisclosed amount of methamphetamine, cash and marijuana. During the search Sheriff Lutz says the task force was looking for items they believed were purchased through drug money.

"Clothing items, I don’t know for sure what all we’ve taken so far there is some furniture items here, we have taken a couple of televisions,again things we believe were purchased with drug proceeds, " said Lutz

Sheriff Lutz says that the next step is to officially indict Mayle and investigate other suspects believed to be involved in the distribution of drugs.