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Local drug bust unveils heroin, crack, meth and more




TIFFIN, OH — On Monday, August 6th, 2018, the Seneca County Drug Task Force-METRICH Enforcement Unit, along with additional Officers/Agents from the Tiffin Police Department, executed drug related search warrants on two residences located at 170 E. Perry Street, Apt. #4, Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio (That being the residence of Amy L. Minser, 30 YOA) and 124 ½ Main Street, Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio (That being the residence of Edward R. Tucker, 50 YOA)

The warrants signed by Judge Mark Repp of the Tiffin – Fostoria Municipal Court unveiled US Currency, suspected Heroin, suspected Crack Cocaine, Drug Paraphernalia, Methamphetamine & Criminal Tools from the investigation relating to both residences.

The Tiffin Police Department’s SRT (Special Response Team) Team, along with Fremont Police Department’s SWAT Team were utilized to execute the search warrants safely & effectively on each residence.

Arlando C. Crowe, 39 YOA (Fremont, Ohio) was arrested for Trafficking Crack Cocaine & Trafficking Heroin and Amy L. Minser, 30 YOA was arrested for an active arrest warrant out of Defiance, Ohio.


Additional charges of Trafficking Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine, Permitting Drug Abuse & Possession of Criminal Tools are all pending on Crowe, Tucker & Minser upon the conclusion of the entire drug investigation & the return of the lab analysis of the substances involved in both investigations.

“The collaboration between the Task Force & area Law Enforcement agencies was instrumental to the success of these operations. We are seeing the results from the efforts of our men & women in blue who are continuing to remove these drugs off the streets. Our response not only addresses the Heroin & Methamphetamine issues, but makes our community & neighborhoods a little more safe! This is not the first time we have dealt with Mr. Crowe but let’s hope it will be our last!” Chief Fred Stevens, Tiffin Police Department said.

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