Mansfield Man Arrested On 4 Drug Related Charges

  • 5/10/2019 6:44:41 PM
  • Ingrid Schmidt
  • Local News

MANSFIELD, OH- METRICH Enforcement Unit arrested Akili Roberts on four drug related charges on Friday.

A search warrant for 264 East First Street was executed by the METRICH Enforcement Agency and the Mansfield Police Department on Friday along with arrest warrants for Roberts.

Suspected heroin, fentanyl, and drug paraphernalia was seized during the search and arrest along with $4,761 cash and a handgun.  Roberts was arrested and charged by METRICH detectives and is now incarcerated at the Richland County Jail.

He is currently charged with two counts of trafficking in Fentanyl (F-4), as well as trafficking in Cocaine (F-5), and trafficking in Heroin (F-4).  The Richland County Prosecutor's Office will be reviewing additional charges.  

According to a press release by the METRICH Enforcement Unit, the unit is continuing to fight against drug trafficking in the community, especially Fentanyl.
Anyone with information about drug activity or suspected drug activity is encouraged to contact the METRICH Crime Tip Hotline at 419-52-CRIME or the Task Force at 419-755-9728.


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