PAULDING COUNTY, Ohio (WANE) Five people were arrested Thursday when police raided a home and reportedly found crystal meth in a home where a child was.
Early Thursday, agents with the Multi Area Narcotics Taskforce and deputies with the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant for suspected methamphetamine at a home at 758 N. Walnut St. in Paulding.
Officers arrived and found seven adults and a 3-year-old child at the home and in an detached garage, according to a report from the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office. Police also found crystal methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and cash, the report said.
Arrested and preliminarily charged with Trafficking in Methamphetamine were:
• Scott R. Haney, 35, Paulding, Ohio
• William R. Winkler, 45, Paulding, Ohio
• Minnie C. Cain, 27, Kunkle, Ohio
Arrested and preliminarily charged with Possession of Methamphetamine were:
• Thaddeus W. Lang, 27, Grover Hill, Ohio
• Jacob A. Schaffer, 21, Paulding, Ohio
Two women found at the home were not arrested, police said. The child was turned over to Job & Family Services and placed with family.
This investigation is ongoing and additional charges are expected.