Citizens For A Better Norwood

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Norwood police arrest 12 following undercover drug investigation

Following a 2-month undercover drug investigation triggered by complaints about drug sales in the western area of the city, the Norwood Drug Task Force searched 2 apartments last night and arrested 12 suspects. Gary Krug, 43, Lesha Roberts, 30, and Katherene Bell, 22 were arrested at an apartment on Mills Ave. and charged with several counts of drug trafficking, felony drug possession and permitting drug abuse. Michael Fowler, 28, was charged with 4 counts of trafficking in drugs and 1 count of permitting drug abuse following his arrest in an apartment in the 4300 block of Smith Rd. All 12 suspects were carted off to the Hamilton County Justice Center in a city bus and booked into the jail around 11:30 p.m. Another successful sting by Norwood Drug Task Force!