Posted on: May 22, 2017

Whitehall Police Intercept Large Shipment of Marijuana and Oxycodone from Colorado

WHITEHALL POLICE INTERCEPT LARGE SHIPMENT OF MARIJUANA AND OXYCODONE FROM COLORADO DESTINED FOR SALE

On 05/21/17 at approximately 8:30 PM, the Whitehall Police Drug Unit officers, with the assistance of the Franklin County Sheriff’s office, stopped Craig Eric Newman driving a flatbed truck transporting horse bedding. Hidden inside the bedding, ...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Whitehall Police Arrest Two Suspects Dealing Drugs Next to Columbus Elementary School

Whitehall Police Arrest Two Suspects Dealing Drugs Next to Columbus Elementary School

On Wednesday, April 5, Whitehall Drug Unit Detectives along with the Whitehall/Reynoldsburg SWAT team served a search warrant at 3055 E. 8th Ave, Columbus, OH 43219. An investigation that began in Whitehall led police to this home where drugs were being s...

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Posted on: April 4, 2017

Whitehall Police Interrupt Shipment of Cocaine from Mexican Drug Cartel and Arrest Suspect

Joel Ramirez Garza, 33

On Friday, March 31st 2017, Whitehall Police recovered a shipment of 5 kilos (5000 grams) of cocaine sent from a Mexican drug cartel via a delivery runner out of Texas. Joel Ramirez Garza, age 33, from Houston Texas, was arrested by Whitehall Drug Unit De...

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Posted on: November 5, 2016

Whitehall Police arrest 5, seize drugs when serving warrant in investigation

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The Whitehall Police Narcotics Unit was investigating a shooting that occurred on Beechcreek Rd. on 11/03/16 at approximately 11:53pm. There are no known victims of this gunfire. As part of the investigation a search warrant was obtained from a judge and ...Read on...

Posted on: October 14, 2016

Whitehall Police seize thousands in cash, heroin as part of ongoing investigation

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The Whitehall Division of Police made a major bust Friday, Oct. 14th at a home on the east side of Whitehall.

More than $200,000 in cash was seized, along with 100 grams of heroin, firearms and drug manufacturing and packaging materials.

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