Special News 1 Feb 2023
On 31 Jan 2023 Agents with the Southeast Major Crimes Task Force arrested 3 individuals after executing a search warrant in Warren Township, Washington County, Ohio.
A search warrant was executed at the Larry Dale Haught Jr. residence, 565 Dodd Run Road, Marietta, Ohio.
Agents located and identified Haught, Jessica Science and Matthew Deem. Science and Deem were found seated near a methamphetamine pipe. Science was found to have a baggie of methamphetamine in her purse. Agents located a large baggie full of methamphetamine, digital scales and baggies, commonly associated with drug trafficking. The baggie later weighed at 542.45 g (1.20 lbs/greater than 100 times bulk).
Larry Dale Haught Jr., age 42, was placed under arrest and charged with drug trafficking in methamphetamine, a felony of the first degree.
Jessica Ann Science, age 34, 910 Juliana Street, Parkersburg, WV, was placed under arrest and charged with possession of drugs, a felony of the second degree. While at the Washington County Jail, officers located a baggie of methamphetamine in Science’s bra, later weighed at 58.63 g.
Matthew Edward Deem, age 41, 1410 ½ Hocking Road, Apt. B, Belpre, OH, was placed under arrest and charged with illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia, a fourth degree misdemeanor
Deem is being held on a $250.00 bond, Science is under a $25,000.00 bond while Haught is being held of $200,000.00 bond.
The Southeast Major Crimes Task Force is part of Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost’s Organized Crime Investigation Commission and is comprised of representatives of the Washington, Morgan, Noble, Monroe, Meigs, and Athens County Sheriff’s Offices; the Marietta, Belpre, Middleport, McConnelsville, Nelsonville, and Glouster Police Departments; the Washington, Morgan, Noble, Monroe, Meigs, and Athens County Prosecutor’s Offices; and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation.