Heroin seized during search of Middletown home

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — Butler County drug agents seized heroin, drug paraphernalia and cash during a warrant search early Thursday morning at a home located in a school zone.

Investigators found one ounce of heroin, $5,000, a drug press, scales and a cutting agent for heroin inside the residence at 2303 Oxford State Rd., according to the Butler County Sheriff’s Office.

Further investigation by the Butler County Undercover Regional Narcotics unit turned up a pistol and an AK-47 at a location within miles of the residence.

The warrant was served shortly after midnight with the help of the Butler County SWAT team.

Arrested were Charles Lewis, 25, of Middletown, for permitting drug abuse and Bryant Greenwood, 24, of Middletown, for trafficking heroin and possession of drugs. They are housed in the Middletown City jail.

The investigation is ongoing, and additional charges are pending.

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