Stories tagged with: Meth lab bust

June 1, 2016 - 9:20pm
12 weeks 10 hours ago

COSHOCTON COUNTY, OHIO- Two men have been charged in connection to a meth lab bust in Coshocton County.

The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office said David Samuel McFadden, 60, of Blissfield has been charged with illegal manufacturing or possession of chemicals for the manufacturing of drugs, a 3rd Degree Felony. David James McFadden, 33, of Blissfield has also been charged with the same crime and remains wanted, and at large.

The sheriff's office said at...

May 13, 2015 - 7:09am
1 year 15 weeks ago

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Buckeye Lake Dredging on Hold

LICKING COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is looking to lease sites to deposit sediment from Buckeye Lake due to a lack of places to store the material. The current dredging work stoppage should last less than two weeks, until a new site for storing sediment is completed.

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February 19, 2015 - 8:12am
1 year 26 weeks ago

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Snow Emergencies

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - As of 7:15 A.M. Coshocton, Guernsey, Licking, Morgan and Muskingum Counties are under a Level 1 Snow Emergency. Perry County is Under a Level 2 Snow Emergency.

Drug Trafficking

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - Wednesday Dr. Michael Smith, his son Eryn Smith, and Travis Ryan entered pleas of not guilty to all charges in Muskingum County Common...

January 14, 2014 - 5:04pm
2 years 31 weeks ago

Perry County Sheriff William Barker says a meth lab was busted at a Somerset Apartment Complex.  Barker says his deputies and agents with the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force and Somerset Police responded to a report of a meth lab at the Somerset Lane Apartments at 214 North Market Street Monday night at 6:30.  Barker says an active meth lab was found in the bathroom of an apartment. The Sheriff says one wing of the complex was evacuated as a precaution while hazardous...

October 5, 2013 - 5:13pm
2 years 46 weeks ago

Early Saturday, law enforcement officials in Athens County acted on a tip and located an active meth lab which resulted in the arrest of two people.

According to Sheriff Patrick Kelly, the Narcotics Enforcement Team acted on information received in regards to an active meth lab located at 2725 Crabtree Road in Albany. Sheriff Kelly said the NET executed the search warrant just after midnight and arrested two adult males. Detective Jim Heater said there were two adult males,...

June 18, 2013 - 10:01pm
3 years 9 weeks ago

A search of a home in Perry County Tuesday results in the seizure of several mobile meth labs.

Detectives with the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force with assistance from the Perry County Sheriff's Office executed a search of a home located at 323 Mill Street in New Lexington and seized several "one pot" style meth labs from the property.

Information obtained from this search led officers to 1725 Township Road 128 in Junction City where another meth lab was...

May 10, 2013 - 5:07am
3 years 15 weeks ago

One Guernsey County resident is in custody the other at large in a case involving the illegal assembly or manufacturing of drugs.

The Guernsey County Sheriff's Office said 41-year-old Samantha Miller, of Byesville, is currently in custody in the Guernsey County jail in connection to the meth lab bust.

45-year-old Bruce Miller also of Byesville is currently at large and a warrant has been issued for his arrest.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the...

April 26, 2013 - 4:29am
3 years 17 weeks ago

The Perry County Sheriff’s Office says it busted a meth lab this week. Sheriff William Barker says it happened at 6665 Township Road 237 in Shawnee. Barker says detectives located an active meth lab inside a camper on the property along with other lab making material. One man was arrested and is currently being held at the Southeast Ohio Regional Jail on felony drug charges. His name is not being released until formal charges are filed

August 28, 2012 - 10:49pm
3 years 51 weeks ago

Three people are in custody after police bust a meth lab in Perry County

The Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force received a tip just after 6:30 that some people had purchased supplies to make methamphetamine.

Perry County Sheriff's Sergeant Pat Corder said authorities were able to track down a suspects' truck to 3530 Township Road 123 in Reading Township, just outside of Somerset.

"Our CODE Task Force responded to the tip, said Sergeant Corder.  "...

August 22, 2011 - 4:40pm
5 years 4 days ago

A woman arrested during a drug bust in Zanesville where two young children were found has been sentenced.

29-year-old Tania Welch of Sandusky went before Muskingum County Common Pleas Court Judge Kelly Cottrill Monday where she received a three year prison term on charges of illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for manufacturing of methamphetamine and endangering children.

Back in May, Welch along with four other people were arrested after...

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