Drug task force investigation results in nine arrests

WAPAKONETA — Nine area residents were charged Friday morning with drug crimes as the culmination of months of work of the Auglaize/Mercer County Grand Lake Drug Task Force.

Deputies and officers from Wapakoneta, St. Marys and Cridersville police deptartments and Allen County Drug Task Force served the grand jury indictments. Nine adults were arrested and taken to the Auglaize County Correctional Center. They are:

• Lesley Oakes, 31, of Lima: four counts trafficking cocaine;

• Ross Durr, 40, of Lima: three counts trafficking cocaine;

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