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Tuesday, November 05, 2013 9:18 PM

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OHIO CITY — Van Wert County Sheriff Thomas M. Riggenbach released Tuesday in a statement that the West Central Ohio Crime Task Force and the Allen County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Team executed a search warrant at 402 W. Jefferson St. in Ohio City.

The search warrant was obtained as a result of a drug investigation into activity at the residence. The search of the residence recovered the following items:

— a moderate amount of suspected LSD,

— a moderate amount of drug paraphernalia,

— a small quantity of suspected ecstasy and

— a small quantity of suspected marijuana.

Four people were found inside the residence when the warrant was executed. Two people residing in the home were arrested and taken to the Van Wert County Correctional Facility.

Jeremiah A. Miller, age 19, was arrested on one count of obstructing official business, a misdemeanor of the second degree.

Austin Campbell, age 18, was arrested on one count of possession of LSD, a felony of the third degree.

The other two people were released.

Riggenbach stated that the investigation is continuing and additional charges could be filed.

Riggenbach asks that anyone who has information about suspected drug activity contact the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office. People can contact the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office at 419-238-3866 or by going to the Sheriff’s Office website at People using the website can click on the “Submit a Crime Tip” link to provide the information.

People who have information can remain anonymous.

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, Paulding County Sheriff’s Office and multiple State and Federal agencies. The task force operates within a multi-county area to combat drugs and major crimes.


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