Stories tagged with: Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force

March 27, 2015 - 3:16pm
28 weeks 1 hour ago

A Junction City man has been arrested on drug charges following a sting operation.

On March 23rd the Perry County Sheriff’s Office and the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force arrested 45-year-old James C. Hanning for Illegal Assembly or Possession of Chemicals for the Manufacturing of Methamphetamine. As part of the sting operation, Hanning was followed from Junction City to Buckeye Valley Road where he was stopped by sheriff’s deputies.  

The sheriff's...

March 22, 2015 - 4:02pm
28 weeks 5 days ago

The Perry County Sheriff's Office made another methamphetamine bust this past week. 

On Friday March 20, Perry County Sheriff's deputies and Agents with the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force attempted to locate 35-year-old Ginger Keith-Tittle who was wanted on outstanding arrest warrants for illegal manufacturing of drugs, illegal possession of drugs and the illegal assembly or production of chemicals to produce drugs. When officials arrived at 3620 Irish Road in Corning,...

July 16, 2014 - 4:47pm
1 year 12 weeks ago

A methamphetamine lab was seized from a Somerset home where a 10-month-old child was living.

The Perry County Sheriff's Office received information on Tuesday that meth was being produced in front of the child at a home located at 305 West Sheridan Drive.  Narcotics detectives with the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force and Perry County Child Services responded to the residence to find an active meth lab hidden behind a furnace. The 10-month-old child was found lying in...

January 5, 2014 - 4:47pm
1 year 39 weeks ago

A meth lab has been seized from a Thornville home.

After receiving information that methamphetamine was being produced at 14876 Empire Road, detectives from the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force and deputies from the Perry County Sheriff's Office seized the meth lab from the residence on Saturday. Deputies arrested a 35-year-old Baltimore, Ohio man who is now being held in the Southeast Ohio Regional Jail awaiting formal charges. This is the second seizure at the residence...

October 10, 2012 - 4:46pm
2 years 51 weeks ago

Authorities in Perry County are seeing positive results since joining a multi-agency drug task force.

In November of 2009, the Perry County Sheriff's Office joined forces with the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force.

The CODE Task Force is made up of law enforcement agencies from Coshocton, Licking, Muskingum and Perry counties.

Sheriff  William Barker says since joining the Task Force, Perry County has seen a drastic...

April 12, 2012 - 7:55pm
3 years 25 weeks ago

The Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force conducted a drug raid at a home in New Lexington Thursday.

According to a news release, detectives raided the home at 414 1/2 Fowlers Lane after receiving complaints about drug activity.

Authorities say two people were arrested and illegal drugs were seized. The names of the suspects will not be released until formal charges are filed.

August 31, 2011 - 1:11pm
4 years 5 weeks ago

A Roseville man charged with 13 felony counts of trafficking and possession of prescription drugs was arraigned in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court Wednesday.

43-year-old Larry Bennett plead not guilty to the charges which also carry a school specification.

Bennett was arrested August 18th after the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force conducted a search warrant at his home on East Athens Road in Roseville.

Authorities seized a large...

August 4, 2011 - 7:47pm
4 years 9 weeks ago

More than 600 marijuana plants were discovered at a home in Thornville Thursday.

Detectives with the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force conducted a search at 12162 State Route 188 after receiving a tip that marijuana was being grown.

Authorities found 611 marijuana plants and hydroponic growing equipment. It's estimated as having a street value of more than $500,000.

Two people were at the home, however they were not arrested and names will not be released until...

June 28, 2011 - 4:27pm
4 years 14 weeks ago

Authorities in Perry County execute search warrants at two homes in New Lexington in an investigation into the manufacturing of methamphetamine.

Sgt. Kevin Starrett says Monday night detectives seized chemicals related to manufacturing of meth along with lab supplies at a home on East Water Street and East Union Street.

He says during the investigation detectives also discovered an active meth lab at another location near Shawnee.

He says...

May 13, 2011 - 6:11pm
4 years 21 weeks ago

Two people were arrested in Perry County Friday with chemicals to manufacture methamphetamine.

According to Sgt. Kevin Starrett with the Perry County Sheriff's Office, the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force and the New Lexington Police Department found the items after a search of 1-21 Porcelin Street Apartment B in New Lexington.

Starrett says an adult man and woman were found inside the home with the chemicals, but their names are not being released pending formal...

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