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Butler County regional undercover narcotics unit recovers drugs, gun, $8,000 in cash

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Posted at 1:35 PM, Dec 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-23 19:25:47-05

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — Undercover detective work led to the recovery of various narcotics, a gun and thousands of dollars in cash, the Butler County Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday.

The Butler County Undercover Regional Narcotics task force Tuesday conducted a search warrant at a residence on Sutphin Street in Middletown, according to a news release. The drugs seized included marijuana, dabs -- a highly concentrated marijuana extract -- pressed pills believed to be fentanyl, and associated paraphernalia.

In addition to the drugs, task force officers confiscated $8,000 in cash and a handgun.

Officers detained three individuals in relation to the seizure, one of whom was arrested on outstanding warrants. The release indicated that at least two additional arrests will result, pending lab analysis results.