AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Following a two month long investigation involving illegal drug sales, detectives from the Akron Police Department Vice Unit and Street Narcotics Uniform Detail executed a search warrant late Friday night at the South Street Drive-Thru, located at 460 East South Street.
While executing the search warrant, detectives became aware of two suspects, Michael and Lori Sullivan, making synthetic marijuana. They were making the drugs at the drive-thru and at their home on North Arlington Street. The process of making the synthetic marijuana uses hazardous chemical compounds. The drugs were being made in the presence of their 15 month old child. The child was placed into the custody of the Summit County Child Services.
Detectives recovered 27 packs of "Plant Food" (synthetic marijuana), over $1,500.00 in cash and two handguns from the drive-thru. Detectives also recovered 109 packs of Plant Food" (synthetic marijuana), two handguns, a rifle, a shotgun, body armour, over 1200 rounds of ammunition, brass knuckles, chemicals and compounds to make synthetic marijuana, a computer and packaging labels from their home address on North Arlington Street.
Detectives arrested Michael Sullivan, 23, and Lori Sullivan, 23. They were charged with Illegal Assembly of Drugs, Trafficking in Drugs, Child Endangering, Possession of Criminal Tools, Receiving Stolen Property, Drug Abuse Marijuana, and Possession of Drugs.
Police also arrested Suzanne Eakin, Lori Sullivan's mother, 52, of North Arlington Street, Joey Jarvis, 21, of Tammery Drive in Tallmadge, Ohio and Joshua Jarvis, 24, of Utica Street in Akron. Eakin was charged with Illegal Assembly of Drugs, Trafficking Drugs, Child Endangering and Possession of Criminal Tools. Joey Jarvis was charged with Trafficking in Drugs and Drug Abuse Marijuana. Joshua Jarvis, unrelated to Joey Jarvis, was charged with Possession of Drugs and Drug Abuse Marijuana.