Scioto County couple accused of trafficking heroin

MINFORD, OH (WCMH) – A Minford, Ohio couple was arrested Thursday and charged with drug trafficking.

The arrests were made Thursday afternoon as a result of an investigation by the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force, according to the Scioto County Sheriff’s Office.

Detectives seized 11 grams of suspected heroin and additional evidence related to drug trafficking from a home on the 9200 block of State Route 139 in Minford.

Investigators said children were present in the home.

David Lavey, 41 and Jennifer Lavey, 36, were arrested and charged with trafficking in drugs in the vicinity of a juvenile.

The case will be forwarded to the Scioto County Prosecutor’s office for consideration of additional charges. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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