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Man Busted for Heroin and Concealed Weapon

By: Brooks Jarosz Email
By: Brooks Jarosz Email

ATHENS COUNTY, Oh. (WSAZ) -- Deputies arrested a man for having heroin and other drug related items.

Allen Young, 49, of Pomeroy, was charged for possession of drugs following a traffic stop on U.S. 33 near Nelsonville. He was a passenger in the car.

Sheriff Patrick Kelly tells WSAZ.com a canine indicated there were drugs. 13 grams of heroin and drug paraphernalia was seized, according to the sheriff.

Young was arrested on a statewide warrant from Wyandot County for Child Support and Drug Trafficking. He was also charged with carrying a concealed weapon and owning a weapon under disability.

Young was transported to the South Eastern Ohio Regional Jail. The driver of the vehicle was released.

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