Stories tagged with: Drugs

November 19, 2010 - 12:48pm
4 years 14 weeks ago

A major effort to rid Perry County of drugs and other criminal activity took place on Thursday. The eight hour Multi-
Agency Police Saturation effort resulted in five drug arrests, 12 case investigations and 63 warnings issued. The enforcement effort ran from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm in Perry County. Officals says eight state troopers, 17 deputies and 10 police officers combined efforts and saturated the streets and roadways in efforts to catch individuals transporting illegal contraband...

July 28, 2010 - 1:43pm
4 years 30 weeks ago

A Morgan County man pleads guilty to three charges in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court, stemming from a March 12th incident in Zanesville.

28-year-old Stuart Olney of McConnelsville faces one count of possession of drugs, crack cocaine, one count of child endangering, and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia.

The Zanesville Police Department says Olney was engaging in suspicious behavior that morning, which appeared to be a drug transaction. A traffic stop was made...

July 28, 2010 - 1:40pm
4 years 30 weeks ago

Three men appear in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court for charges surrounding a drug bust in South Zanesville earlier this month.

32-year-old Randall Crane pled not guilty to four drug-related counts. His bond was continued at $50,000. 40-year-old Ricky Scurlock Junior plead not guilty to two drug-related counts. His bond was continued at $100,000, and John Fleming pled not guilty to five drug-related counts. His bond was continued at $50,000.

Crane and Scurlock were arrested...

July 7, 2010 - 2:32pm
4 years 33 weeks ago

The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol is releasing new details, involving an Interstate 70 crash that took the lives of 3 adults and 2 children back in June.

Post commander, Lieutenant Steven Rine says drugs may be a contributing factor.

"We found drugs in the car, and the toxicology report from the driver revealed that there were some levels of drugs in her system. We're pending identity of the drugs and the amount, " says Lt. Rine.

Lt. Rine says his...

June 24, 2010 - 4:55pm
4 years 35 weeks ago

An ongoing drug investigation led to the arrest of two people at 206 Mead Street this past Tuesday.

The Muskingum Sheriff's Office says 28-year-old James Allen Wade is charged with trafficking drugs. 26-year-old Darrin Michael Wade is also charged with trafficking drugs, with a juvenile specification and possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia. There was an additional arrest made at the residence as well.

"We also made another arrest over there during the search...

May 16, 2010 - 7:57pm
4 years 41 weeks ago

A Fairfield County man is arrested on a felony charge of illegally manufacturing drugs.

Sheriff's Office Sergeant Rod Hamler says officers responded to 1280 Blacklick Road Friday and were looking for Kevin Nye, who allegedly was running a meth lab out of his home.

Nye will be arraigned tomorrow in court.

He is currently being held at the Fairfield County Jail on a 100 thousand dollar cash assurity bond and a 25 thousand dollar recognizance bond.

March 16, 2010 - 3:57pm
4 years 49 weeks ago

About 30 individuals have been taken into custody from Perry, Fairfield, and Hocking counties, during what the US Marshall's Service is calling "Operation Rolling Thunder," and they face an array of drug and burglary charges.

The agency worked directly with the Hocking County Sheriff's Office and the Fairfield-Hocking Major Crimes Unit along with several other departments. It's a big operation that Deputy US Marshall Brian Babtist says the agency has been working on for a...

March 8, 2010 - 3:15pm
4 years 51 weeks ago

A 23-year-old Zanesville man will spend a year in prison for selling drugs.

Mason Somers received the sentence Monday in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court from Judge Mark Fleegle. Somers had pled guilty to two-felony-counts of trafficking in marijuana, plus three-felony-counts of possession of marijuana, possession of cocaine and possession of mushrooms.

Somers was arrested on December 3, 2009 after the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office conducted a drug bust at...

February 26, 2010 - 11:17am
4 years 31 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department says two people were arrested after a drug raid. Sergeant Mark Lenhart says it happened Thursday at 1:45 at 1110 Woodlawn Avenue. Lenhart says investigators recovered crack cocaine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Two residents of the home were arrested and taken to jail. Lenhart identified them as Zaire Clark and 29-year-old Fabian Witherspon. Lenhart says Clark has been released with charges pending and Witherspoon remains incarcerated with charges of...

January 6, 2010 - 8:38pm
5 years 7 weeks ago

A Crooksville man faces up to four years in prison after being found guilty of drug trafficking.

60-year-old John Wager was found guilty Wednesday in Perry County Common Pleas Court on four counts of trafficking in cocaine, all fifth-degree-felonies.

According to Sgt. Kevin Starrett, the Perry County Sheriff's Office, the Crooksville Police Department and Ohio Investigative Unit- Division of Liquor Control worked together to obtain the conviction.

Their investigation...

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