3 men arrested in drug bust at home in Vincent, Ohio

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VINCENT, Ohio (WTAP) - Three Ohio residents are arrested and charged with drug crimes after investigators found drugs at a home in Vincent, in Washington County.

On Wednesday, agents of the Ohio Organized Crimes Investigations Commission, Washington Morgan Noble Major Crimes Task Force, executed a search warrant at a home at 9580 State Route 339 in Vincent, Ohio.

Inside the home, agents found 33-year-old Daniel Lee Francis, in a bedroom he told agents was his bedroom.

Agents found plastic baggies containing a total of 5.6 grams of methamphetamine in Francis' pants pocket, and found a scale and small plastic baggies throughout the room, along with a Steven's brand single shot 12-gauge shotgun.

In an upstairs bedroom, agents also found 3 large bags of heroin and two men, Tyrece Taveil Thompson, age 30, of Akron, Ohio, and Joeshawn Henry Davis, age 28, of Copley, Ohio.

Investigators discovered both Thompson and Davis have outstanding warrants in Ohio.

Agents recovered a total of 53.24 grams of heroin and 5.6 grams of methamphetamine at the home.

Daniel Lee Francis was arrested on a charge of trafficking in methamphetamine in the vicinity of a child, a 2nd degree felony, and having weapons under disability, a 3rd degree felony.

Tyrece Taveil Thompson was arrested for trafficking in drugs, heroin, in the vicinity of a child, a 1st degree felony, along with the outstanding warrant for theft.

Joeshawn Henry Davis was arrested for trafficking in drugs, heroin, in the vicinity of a child, a 1st degree felony, along with the outstanding warrant for failure to appear.

Francis, Thompson and Davis were taken to the Washington County Jail, until their bond hearings in Marietta Municipal Court.

Francis remains incarcerated with no bond, while Thompson and Davis were each given $100,000 bond.

The Washington Morgan Noble Major Crimes Task Force is part of Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s Organized Crime Investigation Commission and is comprised of representatives of Post 84 of the Ohio State Highway Patrol; Washington, Morgan and Noble County Sheriff’s Offices; the Marietta, Belpre and McConnelsville Police Departments; and the Washington, Morgan and Noble County Prosecutor’s Office.



 
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