Stories tagged with: Cocaine

December 2, 2011 - 12:23pm
4 years 38 weeks ago

A man from West Virginia faces felony drug charges in Ohio after getting caught with $36,000 worth of cocaine.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol said 34-year-old Earl Rivers of Wheeling, West Virginia was charged with possession of cocaine.

Troopers stopped Rivers around 1:30pm Thursday on Interstate 70 in Licking County for following too closely.

Troopers observed what they call criminal indicators and called in a patrol drug sniffing dog that led them to the cocaine....

August 4, 2010 - 5:20pm
6 years 3 weeks ago

A Zanesville man appears in front of Judge Kelly Cottrill for his arraignment on charges after a July drug bust.

Timothy Johnson pled not guilty to eight drug-related charges. His bond was continued at $200,000, but he posted bond at an earlier date.

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office made a scheduled stop on Maple Avenue on July 23rd and took Johnson into custody. A search warrant was also executed at his Muirwood Village apartment where deputies say they found 1,000 grams of...

July 27, 2010 - 5:34pm
6 years 4 weeks ago

A Zanesville man is facing drug charges after the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office seized almost 1,000 grams of cocaine and 100 grams of crack.

Timothy Johnson was taken into custody around five p.m. Friday night after Sheriff Matt Lutz says a scheduled stop was made off Maple Avenue.

"The vehicle was in the lot and we had two marked cruisers approach the vehicle and take the suspect into custody, " says Lutz.

A search warrant was then executed at an apartment...

March 31, 2010 - 4:40pm
6 years 21 weeks ago

A 21-year-old is charged with trafficking cocaine after a drug bust Monday night.

If convicted, Marcus Moore could face eight years in prison.

"It's just another one off the list of cases we've been working on. As I've said prior, we have a lot of names in front of us that we know are involved in illegal drug activity. It just comes to the point where things come up, and we're able to take those things, run with them, and put them with other things, " says Muskingum...

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