George Hiotis

2 Zanesville Men Charged In Wheeling Ave Raid

by George Hiotis on August 29, 2014 at 4:25 am

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says two Zanesville men have been charged in connection with Thursday’s raid at 1620 Wheeling Avenue.  Lutz says 48-year-old David Durant is facing one count of trafficking in drugs, six counts of possession of drugs and two counts of having a weapon while under a disability.
Sheriff Lutz says the second man charged is 35-year-old Ross Gannon.  He faces 3 counts of possession of drugs and one count of having a weapon while under a disability.  Two other individuals were arrested for outstanding warrants. The charges stem from a search that revealed 45-thousand dollars in methamphetamine, 7-thousand dollars in heroin, 28-hundred dollars in cocaine, 23-thosuand dollars in US currency and three handguns.  The investigation included multiple groups: Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office Special Response Team, CODE Task Force and the Muskingum County and Zanesville Police Department Joint Drug Task Force.