Domestic incident leads to major drug bust
Published 9:00 pm Friday, January 31, 2020
A domestic incident in the Town of McKenzie turned into a substantial drug bust for the Butler County Sheriff’s Office Thursday.
According to Sheriff Danny Bond, deputies arrested a white male and booked him with a laundry list of charges, all stemming from a 911 call.
“He left before deputies arrived, but was located shortly thereafter” Bond said.
During the investigation, deputies discovered counterfeit money, along with a variety of controlled substances.
The suspect, whose name and age is being withheld by authorities while the investigation continues, was charged with 20 counts of possession of a forged instrument, possession of drug paraphernalia, giving a false name, domestic violence, third-degree assault and possession of controlled substances.
Bond said the drugs recovered included cocaine, meth and a array of controlled prescription drugs.
For more on this story, see Wednesday’s edition of The Greenville Advocate.