Bellaire drug raid yields two arrests

BELLAIRE – The Belmont County Drug Task Force, sheriff’s office, and Bellaire, Shadyside and Martins Ferry Police executed a raid at 4687 Harrison St. shortly after 9 a.m. Thursday.

Drug paraphernalia, 30 milligrams of Percocet, marijuana and $462 were seized.

Officers executed the search warrant after an investigation of close to four months.

Officers confirm this was part of an ongoing investigation. There were two physical arrests, one pending charge, and several more arrests to follow as investigators climb the ladder to more serious offenders.

Charges thus far include felony drug trafficking, theft, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

DeFrank can be reached at rdefrank@timesleaderonline.com