Man arrested on drug charges in Vinton County

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VINTON COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) – A man from central Ohio was arrested on drug charges after deputies say he was acting suspicious around a home in Vinton County.

John W. Swanson, 26, of Stoutsville, was charged with possession of drugs (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Vinton County Sheriff’s deputies say they found a hypodermic needle in one of Swanson’s pockets. Later they found a substance that tested positive for meth, as well as some marijuana.

Swanson, who was arrested Sunday, was taken to the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail.

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