The Bellefontaine Police Department’s Special Response Team executed a search warrant Friday morning that resulted in the arrest of two individuals and the seizure of crack cocaine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia and a large amount of cash, officials report.
Audric Clay, 34, was charged with third-degree felony counts of possession of drugs, tampering with evidence and trafficking in drugs, and a fifth-degree felony count of trafficking in drugs during the 7:45 a.m. search warrant served at 109 W. Auburn Ave.
Quinesha Carter, 32, also was lodged on a parole violation.
Along with officers and detectives, Bellefontaine Fire Department personnel and agents of the Adult Parole Authority assisted at the scene.
“I commend my staff and those who assisted us today in our ongoing efforts to interrupt the drug trafficking culture in our city. For each trafficker that we remove, we know we can help neighbors feel safer,” Bellefontaine Police Chief Brandon Standley said in a release.
“With our residents deserving better and deserving to know that we are aware of the trafficking suspects that reside in our city, I am pleased with today’s results. No one was injured and our suspects were apprehended.”
Both defendants were lodged in the Logan County Jail. Further investigation is pending.