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Drug Agent Testifies

Drug agent testifies Trial continues for former jailerApril 1, 2011 By CHRISTOPHER BOBBY - Court reporter (cbobby@tribtoday.com) Tribune Chronicle | TribToday.com WARREN - Detective Fred Raines never expected Brandi Lynn Watson to volunteer all the information she did after she was arrested Jan. 16, 2010, and thrown in Trumbull County Jail. Watson, a 27-year-old mother [...]

2017-06-26T14:10:01-04:00 June 26th, 2017|

Drug investigation led to officer’s arrest

Drug investigation led to officer’s arrest April 2, 2011 By CHRISTOPHER BOBBY - reporter (cbobby@tribtoday.com) Tribune Chronicle | TribToday.com WARREN - A narcotics officer who testified this week in an ongoing trial of two accused drug dealers developed additional information that led agents to the arrest of a police officer from another department. Detective Fred [...]

2017-06-26T14:09:15-04:00 June 26th, 2017|

Pair found guilty on drug charges

Pair found guilty on drug charges April 9, 2011 By CHRISTOPHER BOBBY - reporter (cbobby@tribtoday.com) Tribune Chronicle | TribToday.com WARREN - A man and woman from Warren, who prosecutors say imported a sizable quantity of cocaine and heroin from Detroit, were found guilty Friday of drug charges and could face enhanced prison sentences from a [...]

2017-06-26T14:08:37-04:00 June 26th, 2017|

Slip of tongue ends trial; man facing charges

Slip of tongue ends trial; man facing charges November 16, 2011 By CHRISTOPHER BOBBY - Staff reporter (cbobby@tribtoday.com) , Tribune Chronicle | TribToday.com   WARREN - After working as a police officer for nearly 30 years, Detective Rick Tackett said he knew better than to misspeak while testifying in court. But a slight slip-up in [...]

2017-06-26T14:08:37-04:00 June 26th, 2017|

Man accused of heroin trafficking, insurance fraud

Man accused of heroin trafficking, insurance fraud November 30, 2011 By ADAM FERRISE - reporter (aferrise@tribtoday.com) Tribune Chronicle WARREN - A narcotics detective, whose slip-up during testimony led to the mistrial in a recent heroin trafficking and insurance fraud trial, eluded a repeat Tuesday during the retrial. Trumbull and Ashtabula Law Enforcement Task Force Detective [...]

2017-06-26T14:06:28-04:00 June 26th, 2017|

Prescription drug bust includes bonus: Marijuana

Prescription drug bust includes bonus: Marijuana By SHELLEY TERRY - sterry@starbeacon.com Staff Writer Mar 14, 2012  An indoor marijuana-growing operation and stacks of cash were among items seized by local law enforcement during a drug bust on Dunsmore Avenue Monday afternoon. William Hale, 45, of 4902 Dunsmore Ave., who now may be facing a litany [...]

2017-06-26T13:50:37-04:00 June 26th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Drug Task Force Burns $300K Worth of Pot

The Trumbull-Ashtabula Law Enforcement Task Force burned $300,000 of marijuana Friday afternoon that had been confiscated over the past 18 months in Trumbull and Ashtabula counties. Heroin, crack, cocaine, pills and guns were also destroyed at a local steel plant.

2017-06-26T13:48:46-04:00 May 22nd, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Wellington puts officer on paid administrative leave

Wellington puts officer on paid administrative leave Published: January 27, 2010 The jailer may have tipped a man accused of being a drug dealer that he was being investigated. STAFF REPORT YOUNGSTOWN — Mahoning County Sheriff Randall Wellington has placed corrections officer Ryan Freeman of Warren on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of criminal [...]

2017-06-26T14:15:21-04:00 February 26th, 2010|