EP man arrested during drug raid at N. Walnut St. home

EAST PALESTINE — Monday officers executed a search warrant at 428 N. Walnut St. at the residence of James V. Wiebe.

Wiebe was arrested and transported to the county jail after officers recovered suspected methamphetamine and narcotics, miscellaneous pills, drug paraphernalia and digital scales from the residence.

The case remains under investigation and additional charges are pending lab results.

The police department commends Detective Dan Haueter and members of the police department for their work to remove illegal drugs off the street.


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