LISBON – An East Liverpool man with several trafficking in drugs and drug-related charges was served a secret indictment Wednesday.

Jason M. Garland, 25, Sophia Street, East Liverpool, is charged with three counts of trafficking in drugs for allegedly offering to sell or selling cocaine on both Dec. 18 and 19, 2012, as well as heroin on Dec. 19, 2012.

Additionally, he is charged with four counts of possession of drugs, the first a first-degree felony for allegedly having between 10 and 49 grams of heroin in his possession on March 22.

On the same day he reportedly had between 27 and 99 grams of cocaine, along with Buprenorphine and Hydrocodone in his possession. And, the drug possession charges note there is a specification due to Garland allegedly having in his possession $597 reportedly used in drug-related offenses.

Finally, Garland is charged with tampering with evidence for attempting to conceal or remove heroin, cocaine, Buprenorphine and Hydrocodone on March 22, when he learned an investigation was in progress.

The indictment was issued by the Columbiana County Common Pleas Court grand jury in September.


LISBON – Nicole L. Mitchell, 27, last known address in Youngstown, was served a secret indictment over the weekend for two counts of possession of drugs. According to court documents, on June 8, 2010, Mitchell had both cocaine and Alprazolam in her possession. The indictment was issued by the county grand jury in September.