Pike County OH- SHERIFF JAMES E. NELSON reports, on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 The Pike County Drug Task Force, successfully conducted a no knock, search warrant at a residence located on Germany Rd., which resulted in the apprehension and arrest of multiple suspects and the seizure of a large amount of drugs, cash and weapons.
The Pike County Drug Task Force, composed of Pike County Deputies and Piketon Police Officers, received information of large amounts of drugs being trafficked from a residence on Germany Rd. After a lengthy investigation, a search warrant was issued and the task force moved in swiftly. Arriving at the residence, the task force encountered a vehicle occupied by 48 yr old Robert Cordell and 45 yr old Terry Kisor. Members of the task force quickly apprehended Cordell and Kisor, and placed them into custody, while other task force members proceeded to the residence where, home owner, 38 yr old, Marcia Boyd Peters, and two others, 37 yr old Carl Christian Jr and 18 yr old, Sierra Simmons were also arrested. Suspects arrested on scene, were transported to the Pike County Sheriff’s Office, while the task force conducted their search of the home and property. Multiple items were seized from the home and property, including out buildings and vehicles, which consisted of what is believed to be, a large amount of drugs, cash, fire arms, bank cards and four safes.
The task force conducted a search of three vehicles on the property which were used in the trafficking of drugs, and discovered a large amount of drugs that were packaged for distribution. All three vehicles were seized and towed to PCSO impound lot.
On 10/15/2020 a warrant was obtained for the four safes, and with the help of Waverly Fire Department, were opened today. Inside the safes, included miscellaneous items, a large amount of cash and coins, 2 hand guns, one of which was stolen, drugs, drug instruments, and items used in trafficking drugs.
The seizure of 469+ grams (just over one pound) of what is believed to be “Ice” methamphetamine, an unknown amount of, what is believed to be, black tar heroin, crack, marijuana, an undetermined amount of miscellaneous pills, including pseudoephedrine, which is used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine, and $22,092.48 in cash and coin, makes this one of the largest drug seizures in Pike County.
Evidence will be sent out for analysis, to determine an accurate weight and positive drug identification. Suspects arrested on scene, are being held on various charges.