Guernsey Co. Drug Bust

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The Guernsey County Sheriff’s Office executed a narcotics search warrant in the early morning hours Saturday along with the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force.

Authorities said three people were taking into custody and a search of the residence yielded an undisclosed amount of illegal drugs, including suspected cocaine, crack cocaine, unknown pills and an unspecified amount of money.

Officials said they’ve received numerous complaints on the residence where the warrant was served.

This case is still under active investigation and as such no formal charges have been filed.

The filing of formal charges are pending lab results from BCI and further investigation into this matter. 

Sheriff Jeffery D. Paden stated, “He is proud of the hard work and collaboration of the agencies involved and that he is going to continue to relentlessly pursue drug dealers in our community.”

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Nichole Hannahs
Nichole is WHIZ’s News Director/Anchor. She joined the WHIZ family while attending high school at Bishop Rosecrans, before taking a full-time position in 2005. Nichole is no stranger to the area. She grew up in Corning, Ohio and and graduated from Waynesburg College, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications emphasizing in Sports Broadcasting/Sports Information and Journalism.When not at work Nichole enjoys watching St. Louis Blues hockey, enjoying time with family, spending time outdoors and reading.If Nichole wasn't in broadcasting she'd probably have become a teacher.Nichole is married to a fellow sports fan Brandon. They have two sons Cameron and Xavier.