Circleville, Ohio – February 8, 2024 – In a joint operation today, the Southern Ohio Organized and Major Crimes Task Force, Portsmouth Police SWAT, Pike County Sheriff’s Office, and the Pike County Prosecutor’s Office executed a search warrant at a residence located at 909 Waldron Hill Road in Piketon, Ohio.
During the search, task force agents discovered a significant amount of suspected methamphetamine packaged for distribution, along with cash, digital scales, prescription pills, and a firearm.
Based on the findings, 50-year-old Tilden Thompson, a resident of the property, was arrested and charged with having weapons under disability, a Felony of the Third Degree.
The Pike County Prosecutor’s Office will present the case to a future grand jury for consideration of additional charges.
“This operation demonstrates our commitment to combating the illegal drug trade in Pike County and surrounding areas,” stated [Name of official], a spokesperson for the Southern Ohio Organized and Major Crimes Task Force. “We will continue to work diligently to hold those who endanger our communities accountable.”
Further details regarding the investigation and the defendant’s next court appearance are expected to be released in the coming days.