OH Organized Crime Investigations Special News Release 4 Jun 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 4 Jun 19 a Marietta City Police Officer was conducting a welfare check on the children of Dwayne and Keryn Miller at a Marietta Hotel when he observed drug paraphernalia, as well as meth and heroin in small baggies on Dwayne’s person.  The children were present in the room at this time as well. 

Agents obtained a search warrant for the room and upon conducting the search located a small plastic vial containing suspected heroin.  A field test conducted on the suspected heroin and meth both yielded a positive result.  The heroin was found to weigh 5.14 grams and the meth 3.57 grams.  Dwayne also had $4,800 on his person. 

The Millers are currently out on bond for drug trafficking stemming from a search warrant that was executed at their residence at 116 Sharon Street, Marietta, OH, on 16 Apr 19. 

Dwayne Edward Miller, age 54, 116 Sharon Street, Marietta, OH, was placed under arrest 2nd degree felony trafficking in heroin in the vicinity of a juvenile and 2nd degree felony trafficking in meth in the vicinity of a juvenile.

Keryn Ann Miller, age 36, 116 Sharon Street, Marietta, OH, was placed under arrest for 3rd degree felony trafficking in heroin in the vicinity of a juvenile.

The Millers were transported to the Washington County Jail where they remain incarcerated pending their appearance in Marietta Municipal Court.

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.