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Posted on: April 5, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Narcotics Unit Indicts 24 People

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It has been a busy two days for the Sidney Police Department as it pushes forward in its fight against drug abuse and drug trafficking.

On Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at around 2:30 p.m. officers and detectives from the Sidney Police Department executed a narcotics search warrant at 107 N. Wilkinson Ave. Recovered during the search were Meth, Spice, Drug Paraphernalia, a handgun, and cash. There were three occupants who live at the residence that were detained while the search was conducted. Charges are likely to be filed at a later date.

On Thursday, April 1, 2021, the Sidney Police Department’s Narcotics Unit presented evidence to a Shelby County Grand Jury in regards to drug trafficking activity in the City of Sidney. Upon hearing evidence, the Grand Jury handed down indictments on 24 individuals on 90 counts of drug trafficking. The drug trafficking charges included Trafficking in Fentanyl, Heroin, Cocaine, Methamphetamine, Marijuana, Tramadol, LSD, MDMA, Buprenorphine, Spice, and other dangerous drugs. The Shelby County Grand Jury also authorized the seizure of multiple vehicles which were used in the commission of these drug trafficking crimes. These indictments are a result of multiple investigations spanning numerous months. 

The Sidney Police Department remains proactive in its fight to combat drug trafficking in our city. Anyone with drug information about drug activity can contact the Sidney Police Department at 937-498-2351 or

Crime Stoppers at 937-492-8477 (TIPS).

Capt. J A Tangeman SPD158

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