Portsmouth Drug Bust Nets Five Arrests; Three from Toledo, Ohio

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

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (WSAZ) -- Four people, including three from Toledo, Ohio, were arrested on felony drug charges, while a fifth person was arrested on a parole violation, according to a news release issued Friday by the Portsmouth Police Department.

All of the arrests happened at an apartment in the 1200 block of East 14th Street that also was occupied by twin 6-month-old babies.

Following is a list of those arrested and their charges:

  • Djuan M. Warren, 21, of Toledo. Trafficking in oxycodone, possession of oxycodone, trafficking in crack cocaine, possession of crack cocaine and receiving stolen property (a firearm).

  • Andre S. Tribue, 31, of Toledo. Trafficking in oxycodone, possession of oxycodone, trafficking in crack cocaine, possession of crack cocaine, receiving stolen property (a firearm), having a weapon while under disability and a parole warrant from the Adult Parole Authority in Columbus.

  • Earl Starks, 32, of Toledo. Trafficking in oxycodone, possession of oxycodone, trafficking in crack cocaine in the vicinity of a juvenile, possession of crack cocaine, receiving stolen property (a firearm) and having a weapon while under disability.

  • Santana Richardson, 23, of Portsmouth. Trafficking in oxycodone, possession of oxycodone, trafficking in crack cocaine, possession of crack cocaine, receiving stolen property and having a weapon while under disability.

  • Saletta M. Barnes, 21, of Waverly, Ohio. Parole violation from the Adult Parole Authority in Scioto County.

A search warrant of the apartment turned up about 2 grams of crack cocaine, 20 30-mg oxycodone tablets and $1,353 cash. A loaded handgun, reportedly stolen in Toledo, also was recovered.

Additional search warrants turned up 25 30-mg oxycodone tablets and $2,550 cash from two vehicles.


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