HOCKING – On Wednesday, July 14th, the Hocking County Sheriff’s Office, the Sheriff’s Interdiction Unit and the U.S. 23 Major Crimes Task Force with assistance from the United States Marshal Service’s Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) executed several arrest warrants for narcotics related offenses.
The arrest warrants were the result of narcotics investigations conducted by Hocking County Sheriff’s Interdiction Unit Detectives who are tasked with working narcotics cases within Hocking County.
Hocking County Sheriff Lanny E. North stated: “For the second time this year, we have conducted a warrant roundup for narcotics cases in an effort to inform the dealers, users and our community that this type of activity will not be tolerated.”
“I would like to thank Hocking County Prosecuting Attorney Ryan Black for being such a strong ally in echoing this message by him and his staff doing their part in the court room.”
“I would also like to thank United States Marshal Peter Tobin and the members of SOFAST for assisting in the operation.”