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Circleville Gets Bust on Traffic Stop


CIRCLEVILLE – On May 14, 2020 the Circleville Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a Kia van for a traffic violation. Upon initial contact with the driver the officers were able to see narcotics in plain sight. The driver was removed from the vehicle and detained.

A search of the vehicle was conducted, and a Quarter Ounce of Methamphetamine was discovered hidden inside a secretive void. Officers also located several grams of Heroin, small Ziploc baggies used for sale purposes and $966 in cash. Names and charges will be released at a later date and time due to an ongoing investigation.
As always, residents who wish to help the police department with the drug problem in our community are encouraged to use The Circleville Police Department Anonymous Drug Tip Hotline at 740-477-DRUG (3784). The Anonymous Drug Tip Hotline is a voicemail system, which is accessible 24 hours a day. Callers are encouraged to leave as much information as possible. The caller may choose to leave their contact information so that an investigator can return a call to them, or they may remain anonymous. The Hotline should not be used for in-progress crimes. If you view an in-progress crime, please call 911 or 740-474-8888. You can also e-mail our Detectives at [email protected]