OH Organized Crime Investigations Commission Special News Release 17 Apr 19        

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An investigation by Agents of the Ohio Organized Crimes Investigations Commission, Washington Morgan Noble Major Crimes Task Force was conducted in Marietta, Washington County, Ohio.

On 16 Apr 19 Agents conducted a search warrant at 116 Sharon Street, Marietta, Ohio.  Marietta Police Officers observed Dwayne Miller exit an upstairs window, however, retreated back inside once Agents announced their presence.

Agents located Dwayne and Keryn Miller and a juvenile upstairs in a bedroom, along with two other teenagers in other areas of the residence.

Agents recovered two separate baggies on the roof directly outside of the bedroom Dwayne Miller was located in, and the area he was trying to flee from.  The field test later revealed 54.15 grams of methamphetamine and 21 grams of heroin.

Also recovered were multiple sets of digital scales with residue, glass meth pipes, multiple plastic baggies, other misc. drug paraphernalia in plain view inside the bedroom Dwayne, Keryn and the juvenile were located in.  Two 9mm handguns with ammo readily accessible to the Millers were also recovered, located next to the bed.

As a result of the search Dwayne Edward Miller, age 54, 116 Sharon Street, Marietta, OH, was arrested and charged with 1st-degree felony trafficking in heroin in the vicinity of a juvenile, 1st-degree felony trafficking in meth in the vicinity of a juvenile, 3rd-degree felony weapons under disability.

Keryn Ann Miller, age 36, 116 Sharon Street, Marietta, OH, was arrested and charged with 1st-degree felony complicity to drug trafficking.

Both Millers appeared in Marietta Municipal Court on 17 Apr 19.  Dwayne Miller remains incarcerated on a $100,000 bond and Keryn Miller on a $50,000 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.