Jury Deliberates Fate of Man Accused in Fatal Drug Overdose Case Involving Fentanyl-Laced Heroin

Jeannette, Pennsylvania – Jurors are currently deliberating in the case of Andrey Young, a man accused of supplying fentanyl-laced heroin that resulted in a fatal drug overdose in Unity. The charges being weighed against Young include drug delivery resulting in death, possession with intent to deliver, and drug and paraphernalia possession. The prosecution argues that Young sold stamp bags labeled as “Covid-19” to a man he lived with in Jeannette, acting as an intermediary for Gerald Lentz Jr. However, Young’s defense attorney, Tim Dawson, disputes Young’s responsibility for the March 2021 death. The closing arguments … Read more

Akron Men Among 25 Indicted for Drug Trafficking in Washington County Grand Jury Case

Marietta, Ohio – The Washington County Grand Jury has indicted 25 defendants this week, including three Akron men charged with drug trafficking. Danzell Larrylee Sullivan, Christopher James Shrake, and Paris Dean Timmons are facing multiple felony charges related to the possession and trafficking of fentanyl and cocaine. The three men were arrested in October 2023 during a traffic stop on Interstate 77 in Salem Township, Marietta. During the stop, law enforcement observed lane violations and following too closely. A subsequent K9 search indicated the presence of drugs in the vehicle. Further searches revealed significant amounts … Read more

Hillsboro Man Sentenced to Over Eight Years in Prison for Multiple Drug Charges

Hillsboro, Ohio – A man from Hillsboro was sentenced to more than eight years in prison after being found guilty of multiple drug-related charges by a jury in Highland County Common Pleas Court. Stephen Charles Weil, age 38, was indicted in June 2023 on five felony charges, including aggravated trafficking in methamphetamine near a school zone, two counts of aggravated possession of methamphetamine, and two counts of aggravated trafficking of methamphetamine. The jury took only 40 minutes to reach a unanimous verdict of guilty on all charges. During the trial, evidence was presented that Weil … Read more

Judge Frees Gun and Drug Suspect Despite Past Controversial Releases

Bronx, New York – A Venezuelan migrant who was found squatting in a Bronx home along with seven others was released by a judge who had previously freed two men involved in an assault on a police officer, according to records. The judge, Eugene Bowen, freed Hector Desousa-Villalta despite prosecutors requesting bail in the case. Desousa-Villalta was arrested after allegedly flashing a gun at another man outside the home. In November, Bowen had also released two men who were caught on video beating a police officer inside a subway station in the Bronx. The decision … Read more