Drugs, money

Drugs and money were seized by Crawford County authorities during Thursday's raid in Bucyrus.

BUCYRUS -- Five people were arrested in Bucyrus and more than $40,000 in drugs and money were seized Thursday after multiple Crawford County law enforcement agencies executed a number of search warrants at various locations in the city.

According to Bucyrus Police, at 1:19 p.m. officers executed a search warrant at 115 Wallace Ave. Several types of drugs and a large amount of cash was confiscated. Four people were placed under arrest and taken to the Crawford County Justice Center. METRICH Officers of Bucyrus Police Department, Crawford County Sheriff’s Office, Galion Police Department and Crestline Police Department with Crawford County Special Response Team which includes those agencies and

The Bucyrus Fire Dept. served the search warrant. Detectives applied for the warrant after investigating drug activity reported and observed in the area.

The search led to the seizure of about $40,000 street value of methamphetamine, heroin, and crack packaged for sale, and in bulk quantities. Also, more than $1,300 cash and other drug related evidence.

Arrested were, Jonathan Paul Bagley, 30, Cierra N. Vermaaten, 21, Jonathon Arbie Alsept, 24, and Detrell Vashon Lee Bennett, 30.

At 3:54 p.m., near the location of the search warrant at the intersection of Wallace Avenue and Rogers Street, officers checked on warrants for subjects they observed in the area. Officers arrested Lloyd Weaver, 31, of Bucyrus, on a warrant out of Wyandot County. He was taken to Crawford County Justice Center for Wyandot County authorities.

Citizens with crime or drug-related information can go online to metrich.com “submit a tip” or call or text tip line 419-834-2023.

In other Bucyrus Police calls:

Thursday, Aug. 22

7:05 a.m. A S East St resident reported her unlocked vehicle entered overnight. She reported that a change purse with approximately $5.00 in it was missing.

7:30 a.m. Officers investigated a report of a burglary in the 600 block of N Lane St.

7:49 a.m. A motorist was issued a verbal warning for lane usage in the area of Walnut and Rensselaer St.

7:57 a.m. A hit skip accident report was taken in the 500 block of S Walnut St.

10:02 a.m. Officers spoke to a woman on station regarding a school bus stop complaint.

11 a.m. A Rogers St resident reported his unlocked vehicle entered overnight. Nothing was reported damaged or missing.

11:52 a.m. Officers assisted with a vehicle lockout in the 1700 block of Marion Rd.

12:53 p.m. A S East St resident reported his bike stolen from his front porch overnight. The bike was later recovered in the 200 block of Plymouth St.

2:47 p.m. A report of vandalism to a door in the 700 block of S. Poplar was investigated.

3:29 p.m. Officers picked up an abandoned purple bike in the 200 block of Plymouth St.

3:43 p.m. Officers investigated a report of a theft of a credit card.

4:34 p.m. A truck lost some metal in the street at W. Perry and Redman Way.

4:40 p.m. Officers checked the welfare of a woman in the 200 block of E. Warren St.0

4:51 p.m. A report of a breaking and entering in the 1700 block of Marion Rd. was investigated.

5:40 p.m. A report of an aggressive dog in the 900 block of Whetstone St. was forwarded to the dog warden. Officer checked on a report of subjects with a pet racoon on a leash.

5:55 p.m. A false alarm was received in the 500 block of E. Irving St.

6:45 p.m. A parking complaint was received Warren and Highland Ave area.

6:57 p.m. Officers investigated a report of a motorcycle driving recklessly in the area of Oakwood and Ridge. The motorcycle was gone upon officer’s arrival.

8 p.m. A report of a stolen bike was taken on station.

8:47 p.m. Children were warned against playing on the railroad tracks in the 600 block of E Oakwood Ave.

8:59 p.m. A S Spring St resident reported their garage door damaged.

9:18 p.m. A suspicious vehicle in the area of Whetstone and Beal was investigated. The subjects were having a conversation.

10:10 p.m. Officers spoke with a subject on station regarding a problem between children.

10:17 p.m. A disturbance in the 900 block of Faustina Ave. was investigated. Officers spoke with the juveniles involved at S. East St. and Woodlawn Ave.

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