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Four arrested in EP drug raid

EAST PALESTINE — A Wednesday search of a home where suspected drug activity has been going on resulted in several arrests.

The police department in conjunction with the County Drug Task Force used a search warrant obtained by the county prosecutor’s office to gain entry to 36 N. Walnut St., with the officers seizing suspected narcotics and drug paraphernalia, according to a news release.

The following people were arrested:

–Tyler Robinson of East Palestine, taken into custody on an arrest warrant for failure to appear in court.

–Travis Rhodes, charged with possessing drug abuse instruments.

–Brian Mills of Leetonia, charged with possessing drug abuse instruments.

–Michael Mick, who owns the home, charged with permitting drug abuse at the residence. He also faces an unrelated charge of littering for discarding household waste at the community recycling station.

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