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Dozen people arrested, all accused of dealing drugs in the Nelson Ledges Quarry Park

PORTAGE COUNTY, OH (WOIO) -

Sheriff Dave Doak announced Monday, the Portage County Drug Task Force conducted an undercover narcotics investigation at the Nelson Ledges Quarry Park located in Nelson Twp., over this past weekend.

The Portage County Drug Task Force has been receiving Drug complaints over the past several years and continues to aggressively pursue and prosecute drug traffickers that operate at the Nelson Ledges Quarry Park.

The latest operation resulted in the arrest of ten individuals for drug trafficking violations. The following were arrested at the Nelson Ledges Quarry Park.

· Levi Douglas Stroup of 1282 Miller Hill Rd. Warren, P.A. 16365. Stroup was charged with Trafficking in M.D.M.A. a felony of the 3rd degree. Stroup was found with additional M.D.M.A. in his possession.

· John L. Yanacsek, 23 years old of 5447 West 54th St., Parma, OH. 44219. Yanacsek was charged with Trafficking in Marijuana, a felony of the 5th degree.

· John A. Hokavar, 23 years old of 4520 White Avenue, Perry, OH. 44081. Hokavar was charged with Trafficking in M.D.M.A. a felony of the 4th degree.

· James P. Lundy III, 21 years old of 429 Odonnel Rd. Reynoldsville, PA. 15851. Lundy was charged with Complicity to Trafficking in Drugs, a felony of the 5th degree.

· Kevin A. Steele, 20 years old of 1430 Bay Rd. Dubois P.A. 15801. Steele was charged with Trafficking in Marijuana, a felony of the 5th degree.

· Justin Giordon, 28 years old, homeless. Giordon was charged with Trafficking in M.D.M.A. a felony of the 4th degree.

· Rodney W. Rowland, 32 years old of Rd.1 Box 137B Miles Rd. Spring Creek, PA. 16436. Rowland was charged with Trafficking in MDMA "Ecstasy", a felony of the 4th degree.

· Jody T. Phillips, 39 years old of 6851 North Ridge West Geneva, OH. 44041. Phillips was charged with Trafficking in Marijuana, a felony of the 5th degree.

· Adam J. Erdely, 37 years old of 12412 Eaton Blvd. Grafton, OH. 44044. Erdely was charged with Trafficking in Marijuana, a felony of the 5th degree.

· Bret A. Remy, of 5690 Great Northern Blvd. North Olmstead, OH. 44070. Remy was charged with Complicity to Trafficking in Drugs, a felony of the 5th degree.

· Jason Vandyke, of 9315 Winding Creek Road, Diamond, Ohio. Vandyke was charged with Trafficking in Marijuana, felony of the 5th degree.

Additional charges are expected pending a review by a Portage County Grand Jury.

As a result of the investigation, the drug task force seized cash from drug sales, drug paraphernalia (including digital scales, packaging equipment, etc.), and additional controlled substances.

The Portage County Drug Task Force was assisted by officers from the Portage County Sheriff's Office. The Portage County Drug Task Force is comprised of officers from the Portage County Sheriff's Office, Kent P.D., Aurora P.D., Garrettsville P.D., Streetsboro P.D., Windham P.D. and the Portage County Prosecutor's Office.

 

 

 

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