Two men taken into custody on drug charges

STEUBENVILLE — Two men were taken into custody Friday after search warrants were executed at homes in Rayland and Dillonvale,

The Jefferson County Drug Task Force, working with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department and its Special Response Team, reports Antonio Johnson, 41, of Columbus was charged with one count of trafficking cocaine and falsification following a search of a property at 147 Warren St., Rayland.

Officers said Johnson was charged with falsification after he provided them with a false name. In addition to the Jefferson County charges, they said Johnson also has an outstanding warrant out of Columbus.

A second search, this one at 15 Township Road 125, Dillonvale, resulted in the arrest of Chad William Custer of Dillonvale on one count of trafficking methamphetamine, they said.


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