Portsmouth Man Arrested on Oxycodone Charges – WSAZ-TV

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (WSAZ) – Members of the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force arrested a Portsmsouth man Thursday afternoon on drug charges.

Portsmouth Police Chief Robert Ware and Scioto County Sheriff Marty Donini say Leroy C. Craft, Sr. was arrested at his residence in the 2200 block of Robinson Avenue.

Task Force officers say they seized 135 Oxycodone pills with a street value of (more…)

Second person in Portsmouth drug sweep to plead guilty

BRENTWOOD — A second person arrested during a citywide drug sweep in Portsmouth last year is expected to plead guilty to charges he sold amphetamines, marijuana and Oxycodone to an informant working with police.

Stephen Gerbino, 36, of Rochester struck a plea deal with county prosecutors just before he was set to go on trial this month in Rockingham County Superior Court, (more…)

Oxycodone Trafficking Organization Dismantled – WOUB

A Southeast Ohio sheriff says his officers arrested nine people involved in a drug crime ring responsible for selling thousands of oxycodone pills in the county.

Scioto County Sheriff Marty Donini says the arrests were the result of a six to nine month investigation by the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force.

Donini says this problem is not uncommon.

“Right now, to date, we’ve made (more…)