Heroin and Money Seized in Motel Raid

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

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A man from Florida has been arrested on heroin and gun charges following a raid at a Wheelersburg motel.

Scioto County Sheriff Marty Donini and Portsmouth Police Chief Robert Ware say the raid took place following a traffic stop in Lawrence County, Ohio where law enforcement officials recovered approximately $7,000 cash.

During a search of the motel room, task force detectives seized suspected heroin, digital scales, marijuana, a loaded .40 caliber handgun, $5,000 cash, and additional evidence related to drug trafficking. Overall, $12,072 cash was seized by detectives.

Christopher J. McIntosh, 44, of Lake Park, Fl., was arrested and charged with possession of heroin, criminal tools, and having a weapon while under a disability.

McIntosh is being held in the Scioto County Jail.

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