OH Organized Crime Investigations Special News Release 11 Jun 2020



An investigation by Agents of the Ohio Organized Crimes Investigations Commission, Washington Morgan Monroe Noble Major Crimes Task Force resulted in search warrants at three locations in Washington County for drug trafficking.

On 10 Jun 2020 Agents, along with the Monroe and Washington County Special Response Teams, executed search warrants at 1572 Elizabeth Street, Apt. A  and Apt. C, Belpre, OH, along with  949 Lancaster Street, Marietta, OH, in reference to drug trafficking.

Tytus Shields was located at 1572 Elizabeth Street, Apt. A, Belpre, OH, where $20,257 cash, firearms, and heroin totaling 86.92 grams, was located.  Shields has prior felony convictions for drugs, placing him under disability, preventing his owning/possessing a firearm.  One (1) firearm located was determined to be stolen from Wood County, WV.

Andrew Johnson and Kelci Wise were located at 1572 Elizabeth Street,  Apt. C, Belpre, OH, where four bags of heroin weighing a total of 198.02 grams, 227.08 grams of methamphetamine, $10,180 cash, digital scales, and other items related to drug trafficking were seized.  Wise was found to have .90 grams of methamphetamine on her person.

Kyleigh Rymer and Steven Siegel tried to flee out the back-door of 1572 Elizabeth Street, Apt. C.  Rymer and Siegel were stopped and secured.  Rymer was found trying to conceal, what was later determined to be .49 grams of suspected heroin, and $1,250.00 cash.  Siegel was found in possession of 1.59 grams of heroin and $2,801 cash.  Siegel’s vehicle revealed a stolen license plate from Parkersburg, WV. 

Timothy Payne Jr. and Haley Hull were located at the 949 Lancaster Street location.  Seized at this location were 3,064.37 grams of suspected heroin and 1,340 grams of suspected fentanyl.  Also located were three firearms, $10,754 cash, items used to mix/prepare fentanyl and heroin, scales, hydraulic press, and other items related to drug trafficking.  Payne and Hull’s infant child was also present at the residence.

Tytus Lamarr Shields, age 31, 1572 Elizabeth Street, Apt. A, Belpre, OH, was charged with trafficking in heroin, F1,  having weapons while under disability, F3, receiving stolen property, F4, and receiving proceeds of an offense subject to forfeiture, F5.

Steven Allen Siegel, age 31, 1½ 8th Street, Belpre, OH, was charged with possession of heroin, F4, receiving proceeds of an offense subject to forfeiture, F5, and receiving stolen property, F5.

Timothy Edwin Payne Jr, age 39, 949 Lancaster Street, Marietta, OH, was charged with having weapons under disability, F3, trafficking in heroin, F1, and trafficking in fentanyl, F1.

Haley Noel Hull, age 25, 949 Lancaster Street, Marietta, OH, charged with trafficking in heroin, F1, and trafficking in fentanyl, F1

Kelci Leann Wise, age 19, 1572 Elizabeth Street, Apt. C, Belpre, OH, trafficking in heroin, F1, trafficking in methamphetamine, F1, and possession of methamphetamine, F5.

Kyleigh Danielle Rymer, age 29, 107 Virginia Street, Ravenswood, WV, possession of heroin, F5, receiving proceeds of an offense subject to forfeiture, F4, tampering with evidence, F3.

The bonds given to the subjects are as follows:
Hull – $50,000.00
Johnston – $100,000.00
Rymer – $7,500.00
Payne – $75,000.00
Shields – $50,000.00 and parole holder
Siegel – $10,000.00
Wise – $50,000.00

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, Monroe, and Noble County Sheriff’s Offices; the Marietta, Belpre and McConnelsville Police Departments; and the Washington, Morgan and Noble County Prosecutor’s Office.