Man Arrested After Drug Bust in Lima this Week

Posted on February 18, 2021

A Lima man was arrested after the West Central Ohio Crime Task Force, assisted by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office S.W.A.T. Team and the Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office S.W.A.T. Team, served three narcotics related search warrants in Lima this past Tuesday.

According to a release, the warrants were served at residences in the 4800 block of Dutch Hollow Road, 300 block of North Jameson Avenue and the 5000 block of Norfolk Street.

During the search of the residences, a semi-automatic handgun, suspected marijuana, suspected cocaine, suspected heroin, suspected fentanyl, suspected fentanyl pressed pills, suspected methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, and over $5,700 in cash were located and seized as evidence. 

Santana J. Gipson, age 30 of Lima, was taken into custody at the scene. 

The investigation is ongoing with additional charges expected to be presented to a future session of the Allen County Grand Jury.

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