NEW INFO: Two Arrested in Cocaine Bust in Athens County

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email


ATHENS, Ohio (WSAZ) – Two people have been arrested following a drug bust in Nelsonville, Ohio .

The Athens County Sheriff says the bust happened on the parking lot of a fast food restaurant Wednesday night.

The Sheriff says members of the Narcotics Enforcement Team seized a small amount of crack cocaine

Kevin Giles, 24, of Columbus is charged with trafficking in drugs. Ronnie Brown, 24, of Westerville, Ohio is charged with complicity to trafficking in drugs.

Both men are in the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail



UPDATE 2/2/11 @ 9:50 p.m.
ATHENS, Ohio (WSAZ) -- More drugs were seized Wednesday in Athens County, and two men from the Columbus area were arrested in connection, Sheriff Pat Kelly says.

The sheriff department’s Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) seized a major shipment of cocaine.

It happened on a parking lot in Nelsonville, Ohio.

Additional details were unavailable Wednesday night. Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.



ORIGINAL STORY
ATHENS, Ohio (WSAZ) -- More heroin has been taken off the streets in Athens County, Ohio.

The Athens County Sheriff’s Office says the Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) seized 19 balloons of heroin and various drug paraphernalia from an Athens resident on Tuesday .

Sheriff Patrick Kelly says a 38-year-old man who was in the possession of the heroin was not arrested. The case will be presented to an upcoming grand jury.

The Sheriff says the NET has removed more than 100 balloons of heroin from the streets in the past several days.
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