Search Warrant Served at Residence in Findlay

Written by on September 23, 2022

On 9/22/2022 at approximately 1100 hrs. the Hancock County METRICH Drug Task Force along with the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, executed a search warrant at 1015 S. Blanchard St., Findlay, Ohio.

The search of the residence yielded a marijuana grow with approximately 36 plants, a Psilocybin mushroom grow consisting of approximately 23 grow pods in various stages of development, over 2.2 pounds of marijuana, a small amount of cash and numerous items indicative of drug cultivation and drug abuse.

The target of the investigation was:

Joshua M. Scales (age 43)
1015 S. Blanchard St.
Findlay, Ohio

Charges pending further investigation and laboratory results include: illegal cultivation of marijuana, drug possession and drug trafficking.

Also assisting in the search were Findlay Fire Department, Hancock County Emergency Management Agency and the Findlay City Street Department.

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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