OH Organized Crime Investigations Special News Release 26 Jul 19
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 25 Jul 19 Agents conducted a search warrant at 122A Lindwood Avenue, Marietta, Ohio, regarding a drug trafficking and drug abuse investigation. Agents located Jeffrey Theiss, Anthony Curry, Dustin Carpenter, and other individuals at the residence.
While searching, Agents found Anthony Curryin possession of a 1×1 plastic baggie with suspected methamphetamine and 2 glass smoking pipes. Dustin Carpenter was found to have a loaded syringe and a small plastic baggie with suspected heroin. Also located in common areas of the home were digital scales, glass smoking pipes, a baggie containing suspected methamphetamine and two bags of marijuana.
Agents learned that Jeffrey Theiss had an active warrant for his arrest for traffic violations.
Agents made contact with Jason Myers who was observed leaving the trailer just prior to Agents arriving. Myers was found to be in possession of a loaded syringe, a baggie of suspected heroin, which Myers confirmed as heroin, and a drug use kit.
Jeffrey Alan Theiss, age 41, 122A Linwood Avenue, Marietta, OH, was charged with permitting drug abuse, a 5th-degree felony.
Anthony James Curry, age 30, 214 Wooster Street, Apt. 2, Marietta, OH, was charged with possession of methamphetamine, a 5th-degree felony.
Dustin Allen Carpenter, age 27, 1431 State Route 821, Marietta, OH, was charged with possession of heroin, a 5th-degree felony.
Jason Lee Myers, age 34, 315 Harmar Street, Marietta, OH, was charged with possession of heroin, a 5th-degree felony.
All four individuals appeared in Marietta Municipal Court and are now being held on bond at the Washington County Jail. Theiss was given a $12,000 bond, including the traffic warrants. Curry was given a bond of $12,675 including traffic charges. Carpenter is being held on $2,500 bond and Myers has a $10,000 bond.
The Washington Morgan Noble Major Crimes Task Force is part of Ohio Attorney General Dave Yosts 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.