Authorities say a Coshocton area man is facing charges in connection to a drug investigation.
Coshocton County Sheriff Tim Rogers says 59-year-old Dale Smith was taken into custody Friday following the execution of a search warrant at a home on Pine Street that is near a local day care facility.
Sheriff Rogers says Smith is charged with aggravated trafficking in drugs, a second degree felony.
Authorities also seized a large amount of drugs and drug related items at the residence.
A female was also taken into custody but was released pending the outcome of the investigation.