Stories tagged with: Drugs

October 10, 2012 - 4:46pm
3 years 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...

January 9, 2012 - 7:05pm
3 years 39 weeks ago

A Frazeysburg man arrested in a drug bust learned his sentence Monday in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court.

31-year-old Jerome "J-Roc" Johnson received five years in prison for trafficking in crack cocaine and tampering with evidence.

Johnson was arrested last August after Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says Johnson sold one ounce of crack cocaine to an undercover officer. When authorities attempted to stop Johnson he led police on a short...

December 12, 2011 - 5:20pm
3 years 43 weeks ago

 A Roseville man is sentenced in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court Monday on drug charges.

44-year-old Larry Bennett received a 24 month prison term on charges of aggravated in trafficking in drugs with a school specification and aggravated possession of drugs.

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

Authorities seized a large amount of...

November 9, 2011 - 5:31pm
3 years 47 weeks ago

A Zanesville man pleads guilty to multiple drug charges.

27-year-old Elgin Mitchell appeared in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court Wednesday where he entered guilty pleas to charges of trafficking in cocaine and trafficking in counterfeit controlled substances.

Judge Kelly Cottrill ordered a pre-sentence investigation.

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says on August 10th, Mitchell and a co-defendant in the case, 27-year-old Corey Wood...

December 3, 2010 - 8:34pm
4 years 44 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office along with other agencies were out Friday in full force to try and make our community a bit safer.

Sheriff Matt Lutz says 8 arrest warrants were served Friday as a result of a culmination of investigations from 2009 until now. Most cases involved today were charges of trafficking crack cocaine as well as the cultivation of marijuana. Lutz says most people were cooperative with authorities.

"For the most part today, we've had pretty good...

November 19, 2010 - 1:48pm
4 years 46 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 - 2:43pm
5 years 10 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 - 2:40pm
5 years 10 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 - 3:32pm
5 years 13 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 - 5:55pm
5 years 15 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...

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