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‘Major drug trafficking’ bust nets kilo of fentanyl, three arrests in Middletown

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Posted at 2:04 PM, Jul 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-19 15:27:52-04

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — Middletown police have made three arrests for “major drug trafficking” in the Middletown and Warren County areas, according to the Journal-News.

More than a kilo of fentanyl was seized along with several guns, including some stolen, police said Friday.

According to the DEA, a kilo of cut fentanyl can be bought for about $80,000 and sold for a profit of about $1.6 million.

Arrested were:

> Estavian Glenn, 23, of Middletown, charged with drug trafficking;

> Dalaquan Wright, 22, of Middletown, charged with drug trafficking;

> Mckenna Sparks, of Middletown, charged with permitting drug abuse.

Glenn and Wright are locked up in the Warren County Jail. Sparks is in the Middletown City Jail.

Middletown Police Chief Rodney Muterspaw said his department’s Special Operations Team worked with the Warren County Drug Task Force, Ohio State Patrol, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the FBI.

Muterspaw said the investigation is ongoing with more arrests possible in the near future.

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