Ohio Organized Crime Investigations Commission Special News Release 10 Jan 19

593021An investigation by Agents of the Ohio Organized Crimes Investigations Commission, Washington Morgan Noble Major Crimes Task Force resulted in drug trafficking charges.

On 9 Jan 19 Agents along with members of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested Zachary T. Lindemood in the parking lot of Speedway, 100 N. Seventh Street, Marietta, Ohio, on warrants for drug trafficking.

At the time of the arrest, Lindemood possessed a clear plastic baggie in his sock, containing a yellow plastic baggie with smiley faces.  Contained within that baggie was a clear crystalline substance (Methamphetamine), a pink plastic baggie containing white powder (Heroin) and 4 smaller green plastic baggie.

The suspected drugs located in the baggie were weighted, finding the methamphetamine to weigh 8.12 grams, and the heroin to weigh .64 grams.  Field tests were positive for a controlled substance.

Zachary Todd Lindemood, age 26, LKA 106 Maple Street, Woodsfield, OH,  was transported to the Washington County Jail for the active warrants, for trafficking in methamphetamine, 2nd degree felony, and trafficking in heroin, 4th degree felony.

Lindemood was also charged with trafficking in methamphetamine (over bulk but less than 5 times bulk), a 3rd degree felony and trafficking in heroin (under 1 gram), a 5th degree felony.

Lindemood appeared in Marietta Municipal Court and is now being held on $200,000 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.