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Warrant served at Delphos home; one arrested on drug charges PDF Print
Friday, June 21, 2013 11:58 PM

In recent weeks, law enforcement officials have been made aware of an alleged “drug house” at 228 North Cass St. in Delphos. Due to this, agents from the West Central Ohio Crime Task Force began an investigation into this residence. The investigation culminated at approximately 1:45 p.m. Friday when task force members, along with the Allen County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team, served a search warrant at this location.

Found inside the residence were the following items that were seized for evidentiary purposes:

— A small quantity of suspected drug paraphernalia; and

— A small quantity of suspected heroin.

Phillip L. Cross, 25, who resides at this residence, was arrested for one count of trafficking in heroin. Cross was transported to the Allen County Jail pending further legal action.

There were 18 people arrested on 52 separate drug related indictments, in Delphos in 2012. There have also been 16 drug-related search warrants executed within Delphos since November 2011.

The task force is comprised of officers from the following agencies; Allen County Sheriff’s Office, Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office, Lima Police Department, Delphos Police Department and multiple state/ federal agencies. This task force operates within a multi county area to combat drugs and major crimes.


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