Two Lima residents under arrest after drug bust

Two Lima residents are in custody following a search warrant.

On November 5th, the West Central Ohio Crime Task Force, assisted by the Allen County Sheriff's S.W.A.T. Team served a search warrant at 638 East Third Street in Lima. During that search they found approximately 65 grams of suspected fentanyl, approximately 12 grams of suspected crack cocaine, an ak47 pistol, an additional semi-automatic pistol, drug paraphernalia, and nearly 3 thousand dollars were found. Paul Curtis, 31 and Jamere Austin, 26 were taken into custody for outstanding arrest warrants. Additional charges will be presented at a later date.

11-9-2020 Media Release from the Allen County Sheriff's Office: On Thursday, November 5th, 2020, the West Central Ohio Crime Task Force, assisted by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office S.W.A.T. Team, served a narcotics-related search warrant at 618 East Third Street, Lima, Allen County, Ohio.

During the search of the residence, approximately 65 grams of suspected fentanyl, approximately 12 grams of suspected crack cocaine, an AK47 pistol, and an additional semi-automatic pistol, drug paraphernalia, and $2987.00 U.S. currency were located.

Two residents, Paul A. Curtis (dob: 07/22/1989) and Jamere R. Austin (dob: 12/30/1993) were taken into custody at the scene, both for outstanding narcotics-related arrest warrants. Additional charges will be presented to the Allen County Grand Jury at a later date.

 

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