Lima man jailed following drug-related search warrants



LIMA — The Allen County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday released details about search warrants at three county residences that took place more than a week earlier.

According to the press release, on Feb. 9 officers with the West Central Ohio Crime Task Force, assisted by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team and the Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team, served narcotics-related search warrants at 4865 Dutch Hollow Road, 319 N. Jameson Ave. and 5179 Norfolk St. in Lima.

During the search of the residences, a semi-automatic handgun, suspected marijuana, suspected cocaine, suspected heroin, suspected fentanyl, suspected fentanyl pressed pills, suspected methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and $5,787.00 U.S. currency were located and seized as evidence.

Santana J. Gipson, 30, of Lima was taken into custody at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing with additional charges expected to be presented for consideration to a future session of the Allen County grand jury.


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