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  • Writer's pictureJoe Lyons


On January 5,2023, METRICH detectives conducted an investigation into illegal drugs entering into the Mansfield, Richland County community. Seized was 435 grams of methamphetamine, resulting in a vehicle stop in the 600 block of S. Diamond St., Mansfield, Ohio by Mansfield Police Patrol and METRICH detectives.

EIijah Myers was charged with Felony drug possession and is being held at the Richland County jail.

Further charges will be presented to the Richland County Prosecutors office.

METRICH Lt. Steve Blust stated this was a direct result of cooperation amongst partner Law Enforcement agencies and tips received from the community.

The METRICH Enforcement Unit will continue to seek those that pollute our streets with narcotics and Lt. Blust encourages all citizens to continue reporting suspected drug activity.

Citizens can call the METRICH Crime Tip Hotline at 419-52-CRIME (419-522-7463) or the Task Force line at 419-755-9728 or by using the MET RICH app.


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