The Perry County Sheriff's Office releases the name of the man charged in connection to a meth bust this week.
According to the Sheriff's Office 28-year-old Gary C. Gardner Junior, of Roseville, was charged with one count of manufacturing methamphetamine with a juvenile specification. The charge is a felony of the first degree.
The Sheriff's Office said Gardner is set to appear before Judge Dean Wilson Friday, December 12 for a bond hearing.
Perry County Sheriff's Deputies and Agents with the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force executed a search warrant Tuesday at 10185 Township Road 57 in Roseville.
During the search, agents located an active methamphetamine lab on the property along with other drug manufacturing equipment. Authorities said there was evidence found that suggested that meth was being produced at this location for some time.
Agents also found a 2-year-old and an 11-year-old child present at the...
Five more people have been indicted in connection with a year long meth lab investigation in Perry County.
Seven others have already been indicted in the case. According to the Perry County Sheriff's Office, the indictments announced Tuesday include 27-year-old Sierra A. King , 26-year-old Kayla A. Simon, 29-year-old Ricky L. Simon, and 54-year-old Harold L. Gardner, all of New Lexington. Also indicted was 39-year-old Matthew A. Webb of Newark.
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...
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...
One person is in custody, after authorities discovered and dismantled a meth lab in Cambridge Tuesday evening...
After investigating information they received about a possible meth lab on South 12th Street, officers from the Cambridge Police Department said they entered the suspected home. No residents were present at the time.
An investigator from the Bureau of Criminal Investigation was called to the scene, as was assistance from the State Fire Marshal's Office and the...
A New Lexington man was arrested after a mobile meth lab was discovered in a car.
New Lexington Police Sergeant Bill Dodd approached a suspicious vehicle parked near the intersection of North Main Street and Water Street early Wednesday morning. Police said he found a 35-year-old man acting suspicious.
His K-9 partner Tazer walked around the vehicle and indicated the presence of drugs. Sergeant Dodd began searching the vehicle and located a mobile meth lab...
Charges have been filed on the persons involved in the meth labs discovered in Perry County earlier this month.
The Perry County Sheriff's Office said 24-year-old Timothy Murray and 22-year-old Brandon Butcher are both charged with two counts of manufacturing drugs, and 54-year-old Timothy Graves is charged with permitting drug abuse.
The sheriff's office said the charges stem from the December 4th incident at 105 West Gay Street in Somerset, when the Somerset Fire Department...
Authorities in Perry County are investigating a meth lab discovered Monday afternoon.
Around 1 p.m. deputies arrived at 14975 Earl Place in Thornville to serve a warrant to a man living at the residence and discovered a meth lab inside of the residence.
Sergeant Keith Peck with the Perry County Sheriff's Office said the man was arrested for the warrant and two others in the house were detained for questioning and could face charges in connection to the bust.