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 suspect who Perry County Officials believe called in a bomb threat to the courthouse Wednesday is in custody.
The Sheriff's Office said an investigation led detectives to an address in New Lexington where they arrested a 26-year-old male. He's being held in the Southeast Regional Jail on felony charges of inducing panic. His name is being withheld pending formal charges.
The incident began Wednesday around noon when the Perry County Sheriff's Office reported that...
The Perry County Sheriff's Office releases information regarding the seizure of three methamphetamine labs within the county.
The seizure of the first lab took place on October 10 at 7626 State Route 669 in Somerset. Deputies with the Perry County Sheriff's Office along with the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force executed a search warrant and seized an active methamphetamine lab and lab making materials. No arrests were made.
Several arrests have been made in Perry County from three separate drug investigations.
Seven defendants have been indicted by a Perry County Grand Jury for various felony drug charges with several more indictments expected in the coming weeks. According to the Perry County Sheriff's Office, the investigation began in June of 2013 after they received information that methamphetamine was being produced at several locations in the New Lexington area.
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...