Three arrested in Union County drug probe


Staff report



The home at 21378 Titus Road in Raymond was under a five month investigation into alleged drug trafficking by the Multi-Agency Drug Enforcement (M.A.D.E.) Task Force. Three were arrested on outstanding warrants.


Contributed photo | Union County Sheriff’s Office

Paul J. Lester


Contributed photo | Union County Sheriff’s Office

Alyssa M. Carver


Contributed photo | Union County Sheriff’s Office

Timothy L.K. Holton


Contributed photo | Union County Sheriff’s Office

A five month investigation into alleged drug trafficking by the Multi-Agency Drug Enforcement (M.A.D.E.) Task Force has resulted in officers and deputies serving a search warrant at a Union County residence in the 21000 block of Titus Road in Raymond.

Three people found at the residence were arrested for outstanding warrants. Paul J. Lester, 42, of Raymond, has been charged with tampering with evidence (a felony of the third degree), trafficking in cocaine (a felony of the fourth degree), and possession of cocaine (a felony of the fifth degree).

Alyssa M. Carver, 25, of Raymond, was arrested for outstanding warrants from Union County for possession of heroin (a felony of the fifth degree) and failure to appear. Timothy L.K. Holton, 27, of Delaware, was arrested for an outstanding warrant from Franklin County for contempt of court. All three were transported to the Union County Sheriff’s Office.

Drugs and guns were recovered during the search of the residence. Additional charges are expected when the case is presented to a future Union County Grand Jury.

“Law Enforcement in Union County will continue to aggressively pursue drug trafficking offenses and those that choose to engage in such activity,” said Union County Sheriff Jamie Patton.

The Task Force was assisted at the scene by the Delaware County Tactical Unit, the National Insurance Crime Bureau, the Liberty Township Fire Department, and the Union County Emergency Management Agency. The M.A.D.E. Task Force is a joint investigative task force comprised of detectives from the Marysville Division of Police and the Union County Sheriff’s Office, and representatives from the Union County Prosecutor’s Office.

“The excellent collaboration between all three of these agencies continues to result in a reduction of the flow of illegal drugs into Marysville and Union County,” said Chief Floyd Golden.

The home at 21378 Titus Road in Raymond was under a five month investigation into alleged drug trafficking by the Multi-Agency Drug Enforcement (M.A.D.E.) Task Force. Three were arrested on outstanding warrants.
http://www.madison-press.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/37/2018/01/web1_21378TitusRoadpiccol.jpgThe home at 21378 Titus Road in Raymond was under a five month investigation into alleged drug trafficking by the Multi-Agency Drug Enforcement (M.A.D.E.) Task Force. Three were arrested on outstanding warrants. Contributed photo | Union County Sheriff’s Office

Paul J. Lester
http://www.madison-press.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/37/2018/01/web1_Lester-Paulpiccol.jpgPaul J. Lester Contributed photo | Union County Sheriff’s Office

Alyssa M. Carver
http://www.madison-press.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/37/2018/01/web1_Carver-Alyssapiccol.jpgAlyssa M. Carver Contributed photo | Union County Sheriff’s Office

Timothy L.K. Holton
http://www.madison-press.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/37/2018/01/web1_Holton-Timothypiccol.jpgTimothy L.K. Holton Contributed photo | Union County Sheriff’s Office

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