An investigation by Agents of the Ohio Organized Crimes Investigations Commission, Washington Morgan Noble Major Crimes Task Force resulted in three arrests for drug trafficking in the vicinity of a child.
On 18 Apr 18 Agents executed a search warrant at 9580 State Route 339, Vincent, Washington County, Ohio. Agents encountered Daniel L. Francis in a bedroom he stated was his. Francis was searched finding plastic baggies containing a total of 5.6 grams of methamphetamine in his pants pocket. A scale and small plastic baggies were located throughout the room. Also located in the bedroom was a Steven’s single shot 12-gauge shotgun.
Agents also encountered 2 males in an upstairs bedroom. Agents discovered a large bag of heroin and after further searching discovered 2 more large bags of heroin directly behind the night stand. One of the bags had ruptured, spilling the heroin onto the floor and wall. The 2 males were identified as Tyrece Thompson and Joeshawn Davis. Both Thompson and Davis were found to have outstanding warrants in Ohio.
The total amount of drugs recovered was 53.24 grams of heroin and 5.6 grams of methamphetamine.
Daniel Lee Francis, 9580 State Route 339, Vincent, Ohio, was placed under arrest on a charge of trafficking in methamphetamine in the vicinity of a child, a 2nd degree felony, and having weapons under disability, a 3rd degree felony.
Tyrece Taveil Thompson, age 30, 733 Store Avenue, Akron, Ohio, was placed under arrest for trafficking in drugs, heroin, in the vicinity of a child, a 1st degree felony, along with the outstanding warrant for theft.
Joeshawn Henry Davis, age 28, 1315 Vale Drive, Apt. C, Copley, Ohio, was placed under arrest for trafficking in drugs, heroin, in the vicinity of a child, a 1st degree felony, along with the outstanding warrant for failure to appear.
Francis, Thompson and Davis were transported to the Washington County Jail where they remained until their appearance in Marietta Municipal Court.
Francis remains incarcerated with no bond, while Thompson and Davis were each given $100,000 bond.
The Washington Morgan Noble Major Crimes Task Force is part of Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s Organized Crime Investigation Commission and is comprised of representatives of Post 84 of the Ohio State Highway Patrol; Washington, Morgan and Noble County Sheriff’s Offices; the Marietta, Belpre and McConnelsville Police Departments; and the Washington, Morgan and Noble County Prosecutor’s Office.