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Drugs confiscated during arrests in Galion

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Drugs confiscated during arrests in Galion

On January 24, 2014, the METRICH Enforcement Unit, which consisted of Galion Police Department Special Investigations Unit, Crawford County Sheriff’s Office, Bucyrus Police Department and Adult Probation, executed a search warrant at 475 Portland Way North Apt 3, Galion, Ohio. The search warrant was in reference to illegal drug activity.

During the search, officers found suspected heroin, drug paraphernalia, syringes, and prescription medication. During the search the following people were arrested for various outstanding warrants and charges.

Kevin Stewart (age 40) – Galion
Melissa Stewart (age 39) – Galion
Brian Schlutow (age 39) – Mansfield – felony warrants out of Delaware Ohio
Brittany Johnson (age 22) – Galion – various warrants out of Crawford and Richland County
Jonathon Cramer (age 27) – Crestline – warrant out of Crestline PD

Cramer was released with a court date. Kevin Stewart, Melissa Stewart, Johnson and Schlutow were transported to the Crawford County Jail and held pending charges.

“The Galion Police Department and METRICH Enforcement Unit continue to work together to develop information regarding illegal activity and coordinate investigations,” said Galion Police Chief Brian Saterfield. “We appreciate all information we receive regarding illegal activity from the community and ask that the reports continue. We cannot do this alone.”

Please report any suspicious or drug activity to the Galion Police Department TIPS line, 419-468-3480. All calls remain anonymous.

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