Findlay Man Arrested After Search Warrant was Served

Written by on January 9, 2020

On 1/9/2020 at approximately 0533 hrs. the Hancock County METRICH Drug Task Force and the Findlay Police Department Emergency Response Team (ERT), executed a search warrant at 524 W. Lima St. Findlay, Ohio.

The search of the residence yielded crack cocaine, drug paraphernalia, cash, and items indicative of drug trafficking.

As a result of the search warrant the following person was arrested and incarcerated at the Hancock County Justice Center:

Rudy Y. Barbee Jr. (age 43)
524 W. Lima St.
Findlay, Ohio


Tampering with Evidence- 3rd degree felony

Possession of Crack Cocaine- 5th degree felony

Additional charges are expected at the conclusion of this investigation.

The Hancock METRICH Drug Enforcement Unit is supported by METRICH in Mansfield, OH and funded in part by the Office of Criminal Justice Services.

Status: Under Investigation

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