MARMET, METRICH Arrest Two Major Drug Dealers In Marion

MARMET, METRICH Arrest Two Major Drug Dealers In Marion

  • 3/13/2018 4:02:02 PM
  • Sartaj Singh
  • Local News

MARION, OH - Two major drug dealers have been arrested by the MARMET/METRICH Drug Task Force.

The investigation was concluded this past weekend with the arrest of 28-year-old Shiloh Jackson and 33-year-old Sylvester Jones, both of Marion, for trafficking in drugs.

Jackson was arrested in the 200 block of E. Mark Street for a first-degree felony of trafficking in heroin was taken to the Multi-County Jail where formal charges were filed on him by the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office on Monday.

Jones was arrested by law enforcement authorities in Columbus, Ohio, near a hotel.

He was taken to the Franklin County Jail on a warrant issued for felony domestic violence and is awaiting extradition back to Marion County.

Authorities recovered 23 grams of heroin and $220 in cash from Jackson and 70 grams of crack cocaine .from Jones.

“MARMET receives great support from Chief Bill Collins, Sheriff Tim Bailey, Colonel Pride, and Marion County Prosecutor Ray Grogan in targeting major drug dealers in Marion,” states Lt. Chris Adkins. "The arrest of these two men will make a difference to the supply chain in Marion. We would like to thank the citizens of Marion that call in information about drug dealing and encourage them to call the tips line at 740-375-8411 or 740-375-TIPS."

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