WEST SALEM — Multiple area law enforcement agencies converged on a mobile home park in the 300 block of South Main Street to serve a search warrant Tuesday morning, leading to the arrest of two men, one of whom now faces at least 20 drug- and weapons-related charges.
Authorities arrested Chase Good, 43, at his residence in the Lea Crest Estates mobile home park, according to a news release from the Medway Drug Enforcement Agency. Along with the search warrant to look for narcotics and evidence of drug trafficking, authorities served Good with a 20-count secret indictment stemming from a search warrant Medway served on Good last November in the 300 block of East North Street in Wooster.
During the previous investigation, “agents recovered a large amount of methamphetamine, heroin/fentanyl, a semi-automatic 9mm pistol and an AK-47 rifle, both of which were loaded,” according to the news release. The resulting indictment, served Tuesday, charges Good with a variety of felony drug and weapons offenses, including possession of and trafficking in methamphetamine, heroin, fentanyl and several prescription medications and having weapons under disability, Medway Director Jason Waddell said Tuesday.
Good is being held in the Wayne County Jail in lieu of a $500,000 cash or surety bond, Waddell said, adding that Good also will likely face charges from Tuesday’s search warrant.
While serving that warrant on Tuesday, agents and officers found drugs including meth, heroin and fentanyl, according to the news release. Waddell said those substances will be sent to Bureau of Criminal Investigation labs for testing.
Authorities on Tuesday also recovered five firearms — two rifles, including an AR-15, a shotgun and two handguns — along with equipment associated with drug trafficking, according to the news release. Additionally, agents located property they suspect was stolen from the Wooster and Orrville areas. Medway is working with police from both cities to identify the property before turning them over to those agencies, according to the release.
Authorities on Tuesday also arrested another man on possession of heroin charges, according to the release.
In addition to Medway agents, officers from the Wooster and West Salem and deputies from the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the execution of the search warrant. The previous investigation revealed Good may possess assault weapons, so Medway also requested the assistance of the Ohio State Highway Patrol Special Response Team, according to the release.
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