Staff report


SIDNEY — A Sidney man was arrested Wednesday morning by Sidney Police officers.

According to a press release, on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at approximately 8:30 a.m. investigators and officers from the Sidney Police Department executed a narcotics search warrant at 122 W. North St., Sidney Ohio.

Recovered during the search were marijuana, drug paraphernalia and more than $1,000 in cash. As a result of the search warrant, police arrested Jeffrey S. Richmond, age 43, who resides at the residence. He is charged with one count of drug trafficking, a felony of the fifth degree. As a result of the charge he was incarcerated at the Shelby County Jail.

This warrant execution is a continuing effort by the Sidney Police Department to combat drug abuse and drug trafficking in Sidney. Information resulting in this warrant was derived in part from concerned citizens.

All citizens are asked that if they have any information about drug activity to contact the Sidney Police Department at 937-498-8777 or Crime Stoppers at 937-492-8477 (TIPS).