Agents issue drug charges against bar in Struthers

OIU News Release

Date: March 28, 2017
Contact: Agent-in-Charge George Pitre
(330) 497-5411 or (614) 752-2792

Agents issue drug charges against bar in Struthers

(Canton) – Agents with the Ohio Investigative Unit have filed administrative charges against a Struthers bar for drugs.

The Ohio Investigative Unit and the Mahoning Valley Law Enforcement Task Force executed a search warrant March 23 at the Bowery, Inc., 2729 East Midlothian Boulevard. At the conclusion of the search warrant agents administratively charged Bowery, Inc., with three counts of drug possession, two counts of drug sales and one count of drug paraphernalia possession.

During the search warrant at the bar, the task force charged three individuals in connection with drug related offenses. Those individuals were arraigned in Struthers Municipal Court on March 24. Their next scheduled court appearance will be on March 31.

The administrative case will be presented to the Ohio Liquor Control Commission at a later date. Possible administrative penalties include fines, suspensions or revocation of the liquor permit. 

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