Fatal overdose in Geauga County leads to federal drug charges for suspected dealers in Euclid

Drug evidence in Euclid
Drug evidence in Euclid(Source: Euclid police)
Published: Feb. 11, 2021 at 10:42 AM EST
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Investigators tracked down suspected drug dealers in Euclid who are believed to be linked to a fatal overdose in Geauga County.

The Euclid Police Department said the investigation started after a fatal drug overdose that occurred in Geauga County.

Police were able to identify the suspected drug dealer tied to the deadly overdose.

A search was conducted at the suspected dealer’s Euclid-area home where investigators discovered a handgun with an extended magazine, a bag of suspected fentanyl pills, and other drug trafficking evidence, according to police.

A fatal drug overdose 💊 in Geauga County began an investigation by the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office 🦌 and Euclid...

Posted by Euclid Police Department on Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Euclid police said suspects were arrested and charged with federal drug trafficking crimes.

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