The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

February 8, 2013

Mall store raided

Star Beacon

ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP — The Ashtabula County Sheriff’s Department, Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Trumbull Ashtabula Group descended upon the Blue Dragon at Ashtabula Towne Square today. Two males, identified as the store owner and an employee, were arrested and are in Ashtabula County Jail awaiting arraignment, said Lt. Terry Moisio of the Ashtabula County Sheriff’s Department.

Law enforcement officers executed a search warrant shortly after 11 a.m. today. The law enforcement officers were searching for synthetic drugs. Moisio confirmed that a quantity of the substances were confiscated. The store will be closed by law enforcement following the investigation.