Seized drugs

Drug scales, $170 and drug paraphernalia were some items seized in CPD’s interdiction operation.

CIRCLEVILLE — On May 18, the Circleville Police Department conducted an interdiction operation in the city of Circleville.

Officers Van Fossen, Speakman, Oberer, McIntyre, Yoder, Froesel, Eberhard and K-9 “Serg” conducted multiple traffic stops and had a brief foot pursuit.

In total over eight grams of methamphetamine, a Ruger .40 caliber handgun with an extended high capacity magazine, $170 in cash, digital scales, and drug paraphernalia were taken off our city streets. Two individuals were arrested on unrelated warrants.

Due to this being an on-going investigation names and criminal charges will be released at a later date.

As always, residents who wish to help with the drug problem in the community are encouraged to use The Circleville Police Department Anonymous Drug Tip Hotline at 740-477-DRUG (3784).

The Anonymous Drug Tip Hotline is a voicemail system, which is accessible 24 hours a day. Callers are encouraged to leave as much information as possible. The caller may choose to leave their contact information so that an investigator can return a call to them, or they may remain anonymous.

The hotline should not be used for in-progress crimes. If you view an in-progress crime, please call 911 or 740-474-8888. You can also email detectives at

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