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Chillicothe Police Department Executes Drug Search Warrants, Makes Arrests


CHILLICOTHE, Ohio – The Chillicothe Police Department took decisive action on April 23, 2024, executing drug search warrants at two residences in the city. The targeted addresses were 432 Lillie Street and 465 Willow Lane, where law enforcement officers discovered a cache of illicit substances and related paraphernalia.

During the execution of the search warrants, authorities seized a significant quantity of narcotics, including 3 grams of methamphetamine, 28 grams of cocaine, and a small amount of fentanyl. Additionally, a stolen handgun, various paraphernalia, prescription drugs, and evidence indicative of drug trafficking activities were also recovered from the premises.

At 432 Lillie Street, Alvin Littleton, a 64-year-old resident of Chillicothe, was taken into custody on scene. Littleton faces charges of tampering with evidence, possession of drugs, and receiving stolen property.

Meanwhile, at 465 Willow Lane, law enforcement encountered several individuals with outstanding warrants. Angelo Froe, 44, from Lancaster, was apprehended on an active arrest warrant, while Ashton Walls-Bowling, 35, of Chillicothe, also faced an active arrest warrant. Nicholas Grooms, 38, also from Chillicothe, was arrested for possession of drug abuse instruments.

Further investigations are underway, with additional felony charges pending lab results in both cases.

In light of these developments, the Chillicothe Police Department extends a helping hand to those struggling with addiction. Individuals or their loved ones seeking assistance are encouraged to reach out to the department’s Social Worker, Joanna Denny, at 740-656-1084 or via email at [email protected].

Furthermore, the community is urged to remain vigilant and report any suspicious drug activity, wanted persons, or illegal behavior to law enforcement. Tips can be submitted anonymously by calling 740-773-1191 or via email at [email protected].

The Chillicothe Police Department remains committed to combating drug-related crime and ensuring the safety and well-being of all residents.