Three Arrested Following Undercover Drug Buys in Boyd County

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

BOYD COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- Three people have been arrested on drug charges following separate undercover drug buys by Boyd County Sheriff’s Deputies.

According to a news release, on Monday, a member of the department’s drug task force said he purchased heroin from Jamie Thompson, 28, at her residence in the 3400-block of Roberts Drive. During a search of the residence, deputies also arrested Leonard Gervin Jr., 28, of Cincinnati.

According to the release, Gervin Jr. was in possession of 35 grams of powered heroin with a street value of $14,000, along with an unknown amount of cash.

Both people were charged with trafficking heroin.

In a separate undercover drug buy on Wednesday, task force members arrested Leron Taylor, 33, of Ashland. Taylor was charged with trafficking cocaine.

He was arrested after officers say they purchased cocaine from him at his residence in the 2900-block of Bath Avenue.

During a search of the residence, deputies say they found a large amount of money and marijuana.

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