The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

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January 10, 2014

63-year-old Ashtabula man facing charges for prescription drug sales

ASHTABULA — Charges are pending against a 63-year-old Ashtabula man after law enforcement officials served a search warrant at an Allen Avenue residence Thursday.

At approximately 1:15 p.m., investigators with the TAG (Trumbull-Ashtabula Group) Law Enforcement Task Force, Ohio Bureau of Investigation and Identification (BCI & I), Ashtabula County Sheriff’s Department and the Ashtabula Police Department, served a search warrant, issued by Ashtabula Municipal Court Judge Albert Camplese, at 1024 Allen Ave, said Det. Greg Leonhard, of TAG.

The warrant was a the result of an approximate six month investigation into the sales of prescription medication.

During the search, investigators seized three handguns, various prescription medications that were prescribed to multiple individuals, $1,014 in U.S. currency and a 2005 Cadillac DeVille, Leonhard said.

Charges are pending against the 63-year-old male. Charges could be filed against additional individuals as well, Leonhard said.

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