FBI Looking For Help In Locating Local Drug Raid Suspects

  • 10/26/2017 1:57:59 PM
  • WMFD Digital Team
  • Local News

MANSFIELD, OH - A total of 39 people were arrested early Wednesday morning in two separate conspiracies to obtain large amounts of heroin, and in some cases, other drugs, from out of state and sell the drugs in Mansfield.

According to the METRICH Enforcement Unit, investigators seized over 2.2 pounds of cocaine, roughly 550 grams of heroin, over 2.2 pounds of marijuana, 12 firearms, and over $12,000 in U.S. currency. These numbers are only preliminary as there are still searches taking place.

Eighteen people are charged in a 41-count indictment with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute heroin.

The defendants are all from the Mansfield area unless otherwise noted:

  • Lennon Hayes, 44
  • Roberto Calderon, 37, of Chicago
  • Demond Steele, 45
  • Tara Jones, 29
  • Edwards Jones, 39, of Chicago
  • Mazzarney Hardy, 39, of Maywood, Illinois
  • Michael Ginn, 28
  • Steve Hollins, 42
  • Cupree Howard, 39
  • Marcus Garmon, 32
  • Ashley Kriedman-Crider, 28
  • Rickell Fields, 24
  • Marrico King, 40
  • Terrance Jones, 27
  • Natasha Brookins, 34
  • James Alexander, 32
  • Vanessa Oliver, 39
  • Jacquis Mordica, 26

In a different case, 21 people are charged in a 33-count indictment with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute heroin, cocaine, crack cocaine and marijuana:

  • Kevin Buren, 41
  • Antoine Jefferson, 39
  • Natasha Brookins
  • Cardoves Haslett
  • Damon Slaughter, 41, of Westerville
  • Lewis Pinkston Jr., 40
  • Brian Nowell, 44
  • Dorthea Burton, 34
  • Shadawn Smith
  • Roberto Calderon
  • Larry Ferguson, 41, of Louisville, Kentucky
  • Ericka Fortner, 27
  • Shadawn Smith, 25
  • Cory Motley, 36
  • Bronson Jones, 43
  • Deon Gamble, 34
  • Willie Feagin, 62
  • Jon Martel Jefferson, 30
  • Keith Maddox, 36
  • Amanda Huffman, 28
  • Michael Sloan, 60
  • Shantia Crawford, 27
  • Cardoves Haslett, 34
  • Shakela Williams, 23
  • Joe Ware, 20

Rewards are being offered for tips made to the U.S. Marshals' Tip Line at 866-4-WANTED. Tips in text message form can be submitted by texting the keyword "WANTED" plus your tip to TIP411 (847411).

“They asked us to step up our efforts, and we did that - we continue to do that. As the FBI alluded to earlier, we already know who we're going after next. If you are a drug dealer inside Richland County, I highly suggest you start moving out of town very rapidly, because you may be on our list next,” stated Chief Coontz. 

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