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Fostoria man arrested after METRICH Task Force raids residence on drug related search warrant




Officers executed a search warrant operation at 216 N. Poplar St., Fostoria (Photo Credit: METRICH Task Force)

Fostoria, Ohio — A Fostoria man was arrested Wednesday after authorities executed a search warrant operation on his residence.

The Seneca County Drug Task Force (METRICH Enforcement Unit), along with additional officers from the Fostoria Police Division, raided the residence at 216 N. Poplar St., Fostoria.

The search of the residence unveiled suspected fentanyl, U.S. currency, criminal tools, and drug paraphernalia, according to police.

The resident, 39-year-old Larry O. White Jr., was arrested for parole violation and transported to the Seneca County Jail.

39-year-old Larry O. White Jr.

White has additional charges of trafficking in drugs and criminal tools stemming from the operation, as well as additional multiple counts of trafficking in drugs from previous operations at the conclusion of the entire investigation.

“We are going to continue to use all of our resources to battle and stay on top of this effort,” Fostoria Police Chief Keith Loreno said in a news release. “There are just too many good people and good families in this community being affected by these devastating drugs. We encourage citizens to be diligent in reporting drug activity so we can aggressively attack those involved in the distribution of these poisons.”

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