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Two Search Warrants, Several Arrests and Drug Seizures

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Jan 302015
 

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January 30, 2015

Two Search Warrants Result In Several Arrests And Drug Seizures

Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports that a six month long drug investigation began with a tip and ended yesterday after 2 search warrants and multiple arrests.  B.U.R.N. (Butler County Undercover Regional Narcotics) task force executed the first search warrant at 824 Gordon Smith Boulevard #1 in the City of Hamilton.  Erica Buchanan, a 28 year old female, was charged with trafficking and possession of drugs, both felonies.  She also had an outstanding warrant from the City of Hamilton for a probation violation.  Eduardo Vela, a 23 year old male, was charged with having weapons under disability, a felony of the 3rd degree.  Mr. Vela also had an outstanding warrant for probation violation through the City of Hamilton.  During the search, agnews-releaseents confiscated a pistol, numerous pharmaceuticals, drug paraphernalia and more than 5 grams of heroin.

The second search warrant was executed at 872 Gordon Smith Boulevard #1, where agents made one arrest and confiscated more than 10 grams of cocaine, drug paraphernalia and approximately $700 cash.  James Abner, a 35 year old male, was charged with trafficking drugs and possession of cocaine, a felony of the 5th degree.

“And yet it continues,” said Sheriff Jones.  “I have agents working around the clock to stay on top of this issue and it keeps working in my favor.  These agents continue to impress me with their quick action and dedication on getting these criminals and their illegal drugs off the Butler County streets.  Keep those tips coming in, and we will keep arresting these people and end their illegal drug business.”

All three subjects were placed in the Butler County Jail.  The case is still under investigation and more charges are pending.

 

Agents Execute Three Drug Related Search Warrants

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Aug 222014
 

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August 22, 2014

Agents Execute Three Drug Related Search Warrants

Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones announces that agents from the Butler County Undercover Regional Narcotics Taskforce (BURN), with the assistance of the Butler County Regional SWAT Team, executed three search warrants during the early morning hours of Friday August 22, 2014.

At approximately 5:00 am, three search warrants were executed simultaneously at different addresses. One was executed at 321 Washington Street, the second search warrant was executed at 692 Gordon Smith Blvd. Apartment #4, and the third search warrant was executed at the same apartment complex in Apartment #8. All residences are in the City of Hamilton, Butler County Ohio.

The searches netted a large amount of drug paraphernalia, a 9mm semi-automatic hand gun, $5,000.00 in cash, 250 capsules loaded with heroin and 4 vehicles seized including a BMW. Several subjects were taken into custody and transported to the Butler County Sheriff’s Office for questioning. All three incidents are still under investigation at this time and will be presented to the Butler County Grand Jury.

Sheriff Jones is pleased with the results of this investigation. His war on heroin will continue. The Sheriff warns “more arrests are coming. This is an epidemic that I will not tolerate in this county.” He credits his BURN Taskforce and S.W.A.T Team for their quick action and dedication in continuing this fight.

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BURN Taskforce

Seizures and Arrests after Search Warrants Executed

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Apr 152013
 

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April 15, 2013

BUTLER COUNTY UNDERCOVER REGIONAL NARCOTICS TASKFORCE CONDUCTS MULTIPLE SEARCH WARRANTS

Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports that the BURN Taskforce has ended an investigation by making multiple arrests and conducting multiple search warrants in the City of Hamilton. The operation started on Friday April 12, 2013 and lasted into the early morning hours of April, 13, 2013.

The Butler County Regional SWAT Team along with The Hamilton Police Department SWAT Team executed a search warrant at Club Pluto which is located at 515 South Second Street in Hamilton. Club Pluto (an alleged night club catering to teens) is where undercover agents from the BURN Taskforce have made drug buys. Club Pluto is co-managed by Robert Conard 3/17/1989 who was arrested for Possession of drugs F5. Conard possessed approximately 28 grams of heroin and several hundred dollars in cash.

The Butler County Regional SWAT Team executed a search warrant at 349 Fairview Avenue in the City of Hamilton. The search warrant led to the seizure of over three thousand dollars, a handgun with several rounds of ammunition, numerous bags of white powder which are currently being tested, other items commonly used to package and prepare heroin for sale and shipment and a Mercedes SUV. Arrested was Anthony Crowder 3/6/1990 who resides at 349 Fairview. Crowder was arrested for 2 counts of having weapons under disability F3.

A search was also conducted at a business owned by Anthony Crowder in the City of Hamilton on Minor Avenue. Items seized at the business contained heroin residue and were used to package and prepare heroin for sale and shipment, a 12 gauge shotgun and ammunition

This is an ongoing investigation that could result in more criminal charges and search warrants.

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Wanted: Michael Wayne Marchant

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Dec 172015
 

The Butler County Sheriff’s Office is looking to apprehend MICHAEL WAYNE MARCHANT on several warrants.

If you have information, call the Butler County Sheriff’s Office at 513-785-1258, or submit an anonymous tip at www.butlersheriff.org/tips.

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Three Arrested in Hamilton and Mt. Healthy Heroin Bust

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Dec 072015
 

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December 7, 2015

Three Arrested In Large Heroin Bust

Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports that On December 4, 2015, Agents with B.U.R.N. (Butler County Undercover Regional Narcotics) Taskforce along with Agents from D.A.R.T. Hamilton County Drug Abuse Reduction Taskforce conducted simultaneous search warrants on a drug trafficking cell.  The cell was operating in both Butler and Hamilton Counties.

Rashod Lindsey, 27 year-old male, and Kelvin Whiteside, 23 year-old male, were arrested during the search warrant at 1866 Lakeknoll Drive, Apartment D in Mount Healthy Ohio. Ray Walker, 30 year-old male was arrested at 6 North 10th Street in the City of Hamilton.

During the search, agents located a pound and a half of heroin, miscellaneous pills, 5 firearms, 1 being stolen, $6,000.00 in cash, a drug press, digital scales and other paraphernalia.

The heroin had an estimated street value of over $70,000.00. “I will take them one at a time, or by the dozen to get this junk off the street and out of this County,” said the Sheriff. “We recently re-opened the Butler County Resolutions Jail, so I have plenty of space for these criminals. You can call, text, Facebook message, come in person or we will even come to you to get information on drug dealers. Jail is the best place for these people. This was great police work by both agencies.”

Rashod Lindsey is charged with trafficking in drugs, possession of drugs, and weapons under disability, all felony charges. Ray Walker is charged with trafficking in drugs and possession of drugs. Kelvin Whiteside is charged with trafficking in drugs and possession of drugs. All charges are felonies.

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Wanted: Jeremy H Jones (Update: Served)

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Dec 042015
 

Update: Warrants served 12/18/2015

The Butler County Sheriff’s Office is looking to apprehend JEREMY HUBERT JONES on a warrant for Robbery (F-2).

If you have information, call the Butler County Sheriff’s Office at 513-785-1258, or submit an anonymous tip at www.butlersheriff.org/tips.

 

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Drugs Confiscated with $10K Street Value

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Nov 182015
 

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November 18, 2015

$10K In Drugs Confiscated In Search Warrant

Butler County Sheriff, Richard K. Jones reports that yesterday, early afternoon, the BURN (Butler County Undercover Regional Narcotics) task force conducted a search warrant at 281 Walnut Street in the City of Hamilton.  The search resulted in the discovery of over 40 grams of heroin and over 40 grams of cocaine.  Agents also located a scale, cutting supplies, and a press machine these items are used to prepare the drugs prior to mid-level distribution.

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Agents also confiscated approximately $500.00 in cash. Lateef Stewart, 38 year old male, was arrested and charged with two counts of Trafficking in Drugs, 1st and 2nd degree felonies and two counts of Possession of Drugs, also 1st and 2nd degree felonies.  Mr. Stewart also had active outstanding warrants for child support.

Additional drug related charges will be presented to the Grand Jury. “The narcotics that were confiscated at the scene had over a $10,000 dollar combined street value.  That is a lot of bad medicine removed from the street,” said Sheriff Jones.  “If you think for one second these criminals care who they are selling to, you’re way off base.  They want the money.  They don’t care if it’s a kid or adult as long as you are handing them some cash.  I am proud these agents took care of this one quickly, and there’s many more to come.”

The Sheriff encourages everyone to continue to report drug-related activity to the Butler County Sheriff’s Office.

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Drug Warrant Sweep

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Nov 122015
 

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November 12, 2015

Agents Conduct Out-Standing Drug Warrant Sweep

Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports that on Tuesday, November 10th around 6 AM, B.U.R.N. (Butler County Regional Narcotics) Taskforce and the United States Marshals Service S.O.F.A.S.T. (Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Taskforce) joined efforts and conducted a county-wide sweep for outstanding drug-related warrants.

“These arrests are the result of several lengthy investigations into the heroin epidemic. We worked well together to make this a success,” stated Sergeant Jason Owens.

The Sheriff’s Office conducts quite a few warrant sweeps each year with a high success rate. “This is a necessity”, said the Sheriff. “If you have a debt to pay, someone has to collect it. Tuesday morning was a great accomplishment in doing just that. I am very proud of these agents and appreciate the assistance of the Marshals. We fully intend on conducting more arrests in the future.”

The following were arrested on the out-standing drug warrants:

  1. Jerome Collier
  2. Lonnie Whitten Jr.
  3. Daniel Trammell
  4. Rhett Smith
  5. Christopher Johnston
  6. Claude Bradley Jr.
  7. Donzel Galliher
  8. Jamin Proffitt
  9. Robert Kennedy Jr.
  10. Lauren Redmon
  11. Beverly Stegall
  12. Khiry Chambers
  13. Kenneth Jones

The Sheriff is requesting anyone with information on the following individuals to contact The Sheriff’s Office at 513-785-1293. You can remain anonymous.

  1. Michael Laney
  2. Jackie Fowler
  3. Demonta Perry
  4. David Powell
  5. Brent Lewis
  6. Brittany Boggs
  7. Jacqueline Cassano
  8. Martin Hoober

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Drug Search Warrant Nets Cash and Drugs

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Oct 222015
 

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October 22, 2015

B.U.R.N. Taskforce Search Warrant

HAMILTON, OH –Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones reports that on October 20th, B.U.R.N. (Butler County Undercover Regional Narcotics) Taskforce executed a search warrant at 210 Urban Street in the City of Hamilton. The search resulted in the recovery of approximately 60 grams of heroin, suboxone strips, $1,200.00 US currency and multiple items of drug paraphernalia. “This was a month-long investigation that obviously paid off and there’s more search warrants coming and more arrests will be made,” said Lieutenant Todd Langmeyer.

Michael Harding Jr., 28 year-old male, was taken into custody and charged with Probation Violation. Harding will face additional charges of Trafficking in Drugs F-1 and Possession of Drugs F-1 upon presentation to the grand jury. “I am very proud of B.U.R.N. These guys follow-up on all the tips and information that the citizens give us and it is definitely making a difference in this county,” said Sheriff Jones.

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Wanted: Jason Lyle Kosher

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Oct 052015
 

The Butler County Sheriff’s Office is looking to apprehend JASON LYLE KOSHER on several warrants, including Aggravated Possession (F-2), Theft (F-5), a bench warrant (M-1) and a failure to appear warrant.

If you have information, call the Butler County Sheriff’s Office at 513-785-1258, or submit an anonymous tip at www.butlersheriff.org/tips.

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