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2 arrested after drug task force raids Findlay apartment

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Findlay, Ohio — On Wednesday evening, the Hancock County METRICH Drug Task Force, the Findlay Police Department Emergency Response Team, and Findlay Fire Department Tactical EMS executed a search warrant at 345 E. Sandusky St. Apt. B in Findlay, Ohio.

The search of the residence yielded methamphetamine, numerous prescription pills, marijuana and THC products, as well as a large amount of drug paraphernalia. Other items indicative of drug trafficking were also seized, according to a press release from METRICH.

The evidence substantiated the ongoing investigation into the residence for suspected drug possession and drug trafficking.

As a result of the search, Davina M. Martinez, 45, and James K. Rhine, 46, were arrested and taken to the Hancock County Justice Center. Martinez and Rhine are residents of 345 E. Sandusky St. Apt. B in Findlay, Ohio. They were both charged with possession of methamphetamine. Martinez was charged with a third-degree felony and Rhine was charged with a fifth-degree felony, according to the release.

Additional charges of drug trafficking and drug possession are expected at the conclusion of the investigation, according to the release.

The Hancock County METRICH Drug Enforcement Unit is supported by METRICH in Mansfield, Ohio, and funded in part by the Office of Criminal Justice Services. The investigation is ongoing.

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