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Task Force busts alleged Newark cocaine dealer

Newark man, Kenya "Mo" Davis has been arrested and charged with a first degree felony.  The Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force (CODETF) executed search warrants after a long investigation.  During search warrant over 200 grams of cocaine were seized, over 100 pharmaceutical pills, and cash.  Please read more details written by Bethany Bruner in the Newark Advocate....

Danville Cop Killer Sentenced to Life in Prison

Danville Cop Killer Article in the Newark Advocate confirms that Danville cop killer sentenced to life in prison.  Herschel Jones III age 33, entered a guilty plea for taking the life of a Danville Police  Officer.  The Danville Police Officer and Newark native was Officer Thomas Cottrell Jr. Officer Cottrell died of a single gunshot wound to the head, fired at close range. See article written by Bethany Bruner for more details....

Z-ville Man Charged in Drug Bust

Zanesville Police Chief Tony Coury and Muskingum County Sheriff’ Matt Lutz held a press conference to announce details of  last weeks bust.
Photo By: Quay DeVoll
Wednesday November 16, 2016 the Muskingum County Zanesville City Joint Drug Unit, Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force, Zanesville Police Department Special Response Team, and Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office Special Response Team served two narcotics search warrants.- WHIZ NEWS More Details......

1 in 5 Ohioans know heroin, opioid user, poll shows

1 in 5 Ohioans know heroin users.  However heroin is not the only dangerous drug on the street. "We hear a lot about heroin, fentanyl, carfentanil overdoses," Firesheets said. "It’s easy to be lulled into a false sense that pills ‘aren’t that bad.' But people who are abusing pills are at risk for an overdose, and we should take those medications just as seriously as we’re taking heroin." - Terry DeMio More Details...