Scioto County Sheriff Asking Residents To E-mail Information About Drug Dealers

By
Cheri Russo

Dateline
Updated Fri, Oct 7, 2011 2:34 pm
Debra Spradlin

The Scioto County Sheriff's Office is encouraging residents to send them tips about drug dealers in the region via e-mail.

They've set up drugs@sciotocountysheriff.com to take confidential, anonymous tips.

Scioto County has one of the highest rates of prescription drug abuse in the state of Ohio.

Almost one in ten babies born in Scioto County test positive for drugs.

Yesterday, the Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit arrested a Lucasville woman after searching her home.

Investigators say they found 60 suspected Oxycodone pills, marijuana, more than $1,300, digital scales and firearms.

Debra Spradlin, 55, is charged with Traffickiing in Drugs and Possession of Drugs.

Sheriff Marty Donini wants residents with drug information to either e-mail the information to the narcotics unit or call 740-351-1094.

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