Injury Accident Leads To Drug Arrests In Crawford County

  • 2/18/2019 9:17:59 AM
  • Sartaj Singh
  • Local News

CRAWFORD COUNTY, OH - An unknown injury accident resulted in one transported and drugs seized in Crawford County. 

On February 17th at 3:44 PM, deputies from the Crawford County Sheriffs Office responded to an unknown injury accident on US 30 east of State Route 598. 

A black 2004 Acura car had driven off the right side of the roadway and down into a ditch. The three occupants of the vehicle were the driver, 22-year-old Cristian Matos of Milwaukee, Wisconson and passengers 34-year-old Jose Cardona of Milwaukee, Wisconson, and 22-year-old Bryan Quinones of Kissimmee, Florida. 

Cardona had unknown injuries and was transported to Galion Community Hospital by Portsmouth EMS. 

Deputies were able to find a 9mm Taurus Firearm and a .40 caliber Smith and Wesson firearm inside the vehicle. Also recovered was 1789 blue pills, suspected of being Oxycodone Hydrochloride. The street value of the of pills exceeds $60,000. 

The driver and passengers were arrested for possession of drugs. 

The Crawford County Sheriff's Office and the METRICH Enforcement Unit continue to investigate the incident. The case is also currently being reviewed by the Crawford County Prosecutor's Office.

Jefferson Township Fire Department, The Ohio State Highway Patrol, and Portsmouth EMS assisted on scene. 

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