Eight area residents were arrested Tuesday, including a Wapakoneta man and a St. Marys mother and daughter, on a variety of drug charges as the result of an investigation conducted by the Auglaize/Mercer County Grand Lake Drug Task Force.
The arrests came Tuesday morning and afternoon as investigations continue into drug sales in the area and resulted in indictment warrants being returned by the Auglaize County grand jury.
Those arrested include:
• Joey L. Richardson, 30, of Wapakoneta, on six counts of trafficking in drugs involving suspected methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana.
• Krista Revolt, 26, of St. Marys, four counts of trafficking in suspected marijuana.
• Barbara Revolt, 46, of St. Marys, three counts of trafficking in suspected marijuana.
• Pamela Lawson, 55, of Mendon, three counts of trafficking in drugs involving suspected morphine.
• Jeremy Sholler, 20, of Celina, three counts of trafficking in drugs involving suspected morphine and marijuana.
• Danielle Ames, 26, of Lima, one count of trafficking in suspected oxycodone.
• Jeffrey Springer, 24, of Coldwater, two counts of trafficking in suspected marijuana.
• Lisa Miller, 34, of St. Marys, one count trafficking in suspected morphine.
Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon said additional arrests are anticipated from the investigation.
Commenting on the Task Force’s hard work and dedication, Solomon said, “This group along with the Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office and all law enforcement in this county and surrounding counties are dedicated in the fight against the drug problems and sales.”
Agencies assisting with Tuesday’s arrests included, the Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office, St. Marys, Wapakoneta, Cridersville, Coldwater and Celina police departments, Allen County Sheriff’s Office and Auglaize County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.