Items seized in drug raid

These were among the items seized in a drug raid last week in Ashland County.

ASHLAND -- Ashland County authorities were busy last week concluding a drug investigation that included four searches in five days, according to a Monday afternoon press release from the city's police department.

Detectives seized over 100 grams of suspected Methamphetamine, 15.5 grams of suspected Heroin, a gram of suspected Cocaine, 85 grams of suspected Dabs, 45 THC Vape cartridges, $840 in cash, and evidence related to drug trafficking during the searches, authorities reported.

Detectives identified five suspects but are not releasing names at this time. Upon completion of the investigations cases will be forwarded to the Ashland County Prosecutor's Office for review.

Detectives from the Ashland Police Department, and Ashland County Sheriff's Office assigned to the METRICH Enforcement Unit, along with members of the Ashland Police Department and Ashland Sheriff's Office executed four search warrants between the dates of April 15 and April 20 in Ashland County.

The METRICH Enforcement Unit would like to thank the community for providing tips that helped lead to the successful execution of these search warrants and encourages all citizens to continue to report suspected Drug Activity.

Citizens can call the METRICH Crime Tip Hotline at 419-52-CRIME (419-522-7463) to report suspicious activity.

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