Man Arrested on Active Warrant; Drug Activity Suspected

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

ATHENS COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A man arrested Tuesday on an active warrant also faces possible drug charges, according to information from Athens County Sheriff Patrick Kelly.

Matthew Shellman, 41, was arrested at a home along Baker Road.

Deputies patted Shellman down and found suspected heroin, a syringe, a metal spoon with residue, a tie rope and a metal canister containing 15 tablets. All of the items were inside a plastic baggie.

Shellman was taken to the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail on the active arrest warrant.

Pending lab results, the case will be sent to the grand jury.

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