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Authorities identify suspects from drug raid on Earley Road

ZANESVILLE — Authorities have identified the suspects in one of the largest drug busts in Guernsey County history as Kimbolton area residents Nicholas A. Bair, 40, and Janet L. Gartner, 41, who both remained incarcerated in the Muskingum County Jail. Bond for Bair was set at $2 million, cash or surety, while Gartner has a $1.5 million bond. Both bonds have special conditions including electronically-monitoring if released from jail. Preliminary hearing for the pair have been scheduled for April 25 in the Muskingum County Court. Bair and Gartner both face two counts of trafficking in drugs, first-degree felonies, and one count of engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity, a first-degree felony. They were arrested in Muskingum County Monday while Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force agents in conjunction with the Guernsey County Special Response Team...

Two Licking County men arrested in multi-county drug bust

Two Licking County men arrested in multi-county drug bust targeting meth ring

Drugs laced with bug spray have zombie-like effects: ‘Think what it’s doing to your brain’

‘Think what it’s doing to your brain’

KD is a common name for various street drugs, but in the area around 10th and Rural Streets, that means something doused with bug spray, and smoked. Robert Scheer/IndyStar