ST. MARYS — Members of the Grand Lake Task Force and Deputies executed a search warrant Aug. 14 in the Villa Nova area west of St. Marys that ended in one individual being taken into custody on drug charges. Two other subjects were located inside the residence and were detained.
The search of the residence revealed approximately 50 grams of suspected methamphetamine, along with other narcotics, paraphernalia and firearms.
Roy Hatfield Sr., 66, of St. Marys was arrested for drug possession charges and other possible pending charges. He is currently being housed in the Auglaize County jail on a $250,000 bond. The case remains under investigation, according to the Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office.