|Warrant served at North Jefferson Street|
|Friday, July 26, 2013 12:00 AM|
In recent weeks, law enforcement officials have been made aware of an alleged “drug house” at 210 ½ North Jefferson 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 12:45 p.m. Thursday 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 was a small quantity of suspected drug paraphernalia. It was seized for evidentiary purposes.
No one was found inside the residence at the time of the raid and no charges have been filed. Police officials will discuss the case with prosecutors before the filing of any formal charges. The investigation will continue and further details will be released as they become available.
There have been 50 people, arrested on 104 separate drug related indictments in Delphos since January 2010. There have also been 21 drug related search warrants executed in Delphos within that same time.
The West Central Ohio Crime 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.