Stories tagged with: Drugs

September 1, 2015 - 3:14am
12 weeks 2 hours ago

The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest after executing a search warrant. 

The search took place around 5:15pm Monday in the 21000 block of Tuscarawas Township Road 164 in Coshocton County. 

Authorities said they found a firearm, drugs, drug trafficking and manufacturing paraphernalia and cash.

Charles E. Johnson, 30, of the Coshocton area was formally charged Tuesday with having weapons while under disability, a felony of the 3rd degree. The...

August 26, 2015 - 11:16am
12 weeks 6 days ago
Law enforcement officers in Ohio arrested more than 400 people on at least 920 charges and seized drugs valued at more than $5,000,000 as part of a statewide task force operation. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine joined the Ohio Task Force Commanders Association and other law enforcement groups to announce the results Wednesday of the several weeks-long operation. DeWine said the effort targeted those trafficking heroin, cocaine, prescription painkillers and other drugs into Ohio. He said...
July 30, 2015 - 3:51pm
16 weeks 5 days ago

In the midst of one of the worst drug epidemics in history, a new street drug has surfaced and is causing great concern throughout the U.S.

Already reported in most Ohio counties, alpha-PVP, nicknamed 'flakka' is an amphetamine-like drug, similar to ecstasy, but is stronger and lasts longer. CEO of Muskingum Behavioral Health, Steve Carell said its effects are devastating.

"It causes agitation, aggressive behavior, paranoia, and it really messes with the thought process,...

April 9, 2015 - 7:15pm
32 weeks 5 days ago

Two people are in custody after detectives executed a search warrant in Coshocton County Thursday.

According to the Coshocton County Sheriff's Office, around 11:00 a.m. detectives searched a home in the 200 block of North 3rd Street in Coshocton.  Detectives seized firearms and large amounts of drugs and cash from the home.  A male and female were taken into custody pending the outcome of the investigation which is ongoing by the sheriff's office.  We'll bring you...

March 27, 2015 - 2:16pm
34 weeks 4 days 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...

January 16, 2015 - 9:23pm
44 weeks 4 days ago

The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office reports that around 3:45 p.m. Friday, officers executed a search warrant in the 200 block of E. 4th St. in West Lafayette.

One male suspect was taken into custody and many drug related items were taken from the home, including methamphetamine manufacturing paraphernalia. The sheriff's office says the warrant is a result of a lengthy, joint investigation conducted by the West Lafayette Police Department, Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office, and...

December 31, 2014 - 10:52am
46 weeks 6 days ago

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz sat down with us Tuesday and gave us an in depth look at the 2014 drug problems in the area.

According to Lutz, drugs is always the number one focus when it comes to cracking down on crime. There are many drugs out on the streets. We asked Lutz what we deal with here specifically who gave us an overview of what we see here in the county.

"It's kind of hard to pinpoint one exact drug as a major biggest drug. In our community from what we're...

July 3, 2014 - 3:28am
1 year 20 weeks ago

The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office said four people were taken into custody after a search of a home.

The search took place the morning of Wednesday, July 2 at 43388 US 36. As a result of the warrant a firearm and large amounts of drugs and cash were seized.

The four people were taken into custody pending the outcome of the investigation.

Assisting detectives were members of the Coshocton County Sheriff's Special Response Team, Tuscarawas County Sheriff's Office SWAT and...

February 28, 2014 - 5:56pm
1 year 38 weeks ago

Law enforcement officials in Ohio are being warned of a new drug called "Gravel." The drug, which get its name from what it resembles, is a mixture of rat poison, bath salts and methamphetamine, and is migrating north from the southern part of the United States. Muskingum Behavioral Health CEO, Steve Carrell, says Gravel is a "comeback for bath salts," with very similar side effects.

"People who use this drug called Gravel are super paranoid," Carrell...

February 22, 2014 - 6:23pm
1 year 39 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office and the Zanesville Police Department joined forces to combat drug distribution in our area.

the five member joint drug task force raided two Zanesville residences earlier on Saturday, one at 626 Convers Avenue and the other located at 1102 Sharon Avenue.

"Both search warrants were a result of investigations over the last few months, both houses have been on our radar as well as both suspects. We took a male into custody here on converse...

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