Detectives raid Lancaster drug house after tip from neighbors

CREDIT: Fairfield County Sheriff's Office/Major Crimes Unit

LANCASTER, Ohio (WCMH)–The Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office said Major Crimes Unit detectives raided a home in Lancaster on Tuesday after neighbors complained that drug activity was occurring at the home.

Major Crimes Unit Detectives, with the assistance of the Lancaster Police Department’s SRT team, executed a search warrant at 1264 Huffer Ave. in Lancaster.

Detectives investigated the home and were able to verify that methamphetamine and other drugs were being used and sold from the residence on Huffer Avenue.

Detectives recovered approximately four grams of methamphetamine packaged for sale, prescription drugs, drug paraphernalia, additional packaging materials, as well as computers and mobile devices.

John E. Stoneburner, 49,of 1264 Huffer Ave. was taken into custody by Fairfield County Adult Probation on a probation violation.

Additional charges for Stoneburner and residents of the Huffer Ave. home are expected as the investigation continues, officials say.

The sheriff’s office said that if you see suspicious activity or believe drugs are being used or sold in your neighborhood please contact the Major Crimes Unit at 740-653-5224 ext. 3. Residents are able to leave tips anonymously.

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