DRUG TRAFFICKING ARREST Portsmouth, Ohio, Man Arrested On 14-Count Drug Indictment Warrant
Reported by: Jeff Morris
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Jan. 4, 2013 5:40 PM EST
Updated: Jan. 4, 2013 5:50 PM EST
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, Scioto County
A two-month drug trafficking investigation into suspected trafficking of heroin and crack cocaine has resulted in the arrest of a Portsmouth, Ohio man, authorities said.
Manuel Lofton, 33, of 1305 Mound St. was arrested Friday on a 14-count indictment warrant that was served by members of the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force, according to a news release from Portsmouth Police Chief Robert Ware and Scioto County Sheriff Marty Donini.
The Portsmouth Municipal Court Probation Department assisted detectives in locating and arresting Lofton.
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