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Over $71,000 worth of heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine seized from Mansfield home

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Posted at 9:06 AM, Apr 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-23 09:06:00-04

MANSFIELD, Ohio — A 27-year-old man was arrested after detectives with the METRICH drug task force, a 10-county team aimed at reducing illegal drugs and weapons, seized over $71,000 worth of drugs from a Mansfield home Thursday.

On Thursday, detectives executed a search warrant at a home located at 418 Sherman Place.

While officers attempted to execute the search warrant, the 27-year-old man, who is not being identified until charges have been filed, jumped from the second-story window in an attempt to evade officers.

During the search, detectives located approximately 601 grams of suspected methamphetamine, carrying a street value of $8,400.

Other drugs found in the home included:

  • 508 grams of suspected heroin with a street value of $45,000
  • 18.5 grams of THC wax
  • 36 grams of suspected cocaine with a street value at $3,600
  • 140 grams of suspected crack cocaine with a street value of $14,000
  • 20 grams of suspected marijuana with a street value of $600

The seized drugs carried a street value of around $71,600.

A loaded Glock 9 mm handgun and a loaded 32 cal. Revolver along with a large amount of drug paraphernalia used to package and traffic narcotics were found inside the home.

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