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Overdose in Pickaway Relax Inn Leads to Drug Trafficking Arrest and Prison Time


CIRCLEVILLE – A man with a history of trafficking and drugs was arrested after the woman he was in the hotel room with overdosed.

At approximately 8 AM on February 21st, the probation office received a phone call in regard to a probationer in distress due to narcotic use at the Relax Inn. Probation Officers Davis, Stevens, and Corporal Cano conducted a well-being check on Room 24 to investigate the concern. Officers located Jason Massiatte and Jessica Wade inside the room. Jessica Wade was determined to be on active probation with the Circleville Municipal Court, and it was discovered that Jason Massiatte had 2 active warrants through Highland and Franklin Counties.

A search of the room was conducted and officers subsequently located a draw-string bag filled with scales, pills, and 16 grams of black tar heroin were located in a hole in the wall. Also located during the search were bags full of needles.

Jason Massiatte was arrested on his active warrants, as well as new charges for Trafficking in Drugs- Heroin, and Possession of Drugs-heroin. Jessica Wade was arrested for a Probation Violation.

Massiatte had just got out of jail only a few weeks before when he was caught with drugs and instruments used for trafficking by the Washington Courthouse police. In that arrest, he was found to have a digital scale, a large baggie of suspected meth, and a small baggie of possible heroin.

After his Circleville Arrest, he posted bail and was found at a local drug house on Fay ave in Circleville in March during that search Officers seized 12 grams of Methamphetamine, 5 grams of Heroin, a small amount of Marijuana, Suboxone, digital scales, several glass pipes used for smoking Methamphetamine, syringes used for injecting narcotics and a copious amount of cell phones.

Some of those charges are still pending, also other counties have warrants on Massiatte also, but he faced the judge in Pickaway county this week and was found guilty of Trafficking in Heroin and sentenced to 36 months in prison. While incarnated he will face other charges from other Jurisdictions.