14 indicted on drug charges

SIDNEY — Fourteen people were indicted on drug trafficking charges Thursday by a Shelby County grand jury.

According to Sidney Police Capt. Jerry A. Tangeman’s press release, on Thursday, on Aug. 27, 2020, the Sidney Police Department’s (SPD) Narcotics Unit presented evidence to a Shelby County grand jury in regard to drug trafficking activity in the city of Sidney.

Upon hearing the evidence, the grand jury handed down indictments to 14 individuals on 53 counts of drug trafficking. The drug trafficking charges included trafficking in fentanyl, heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine and buprenorphine.

These indictments are a result of multiple investigations spanning numerous months. The SPD remains proactive in its fight to combat drug trafficking in the city of Sidney.

Anyone with any information about drug activity is asked to contact SPD at 937-498-8777 or Crime Stoppers at 937-492-8477 (TIPS).