The West Central Ohio Crime and FBI North West Ohio Safe Streets Task Forces served four narcotics related search warrants in the 500 block of Orena Avenue in Lima earlier this week.
Subsequently a fifth search warrant was served in the 4700 block of Allentown Road.
This was a long term and ongoing investigation into Fentanyl plaguing the area.
During the search of the residences, over 1 Kilogram of suspected Fentanyl, approximately $45,000.00 in cash, Five handguns, one was an illegal unregistered automatic machine gun, various items of Paraphernalia and electronics were recovered.
Four total vehicles were also seized as evidence.
43 year old Mychal Thomas Liles, 48 year old Lashane Liles, 24 year old Demontay De Quinn Liles and 34 year old Marcus Delvon Brown were arrested at the scene.
All four individuals were booked into the Allen County Jail on a charge of Possession of Fentanyl greater than 100 grams.
The investigation is ongoing with additional charges expected to be presented for consideration to a future session of the Allen County Grand Jury and/or the United States Northern District of Ohio.