By FRANK LEWIS
PDT Staff Writer
Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini said members of the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force arrested 48-year-old Teresa Jewett of 725 Tidd Hollow Road, Piketon, about 9:50 a.m. Monday, on a warrant for drug trafficking and other alleged crimes.
According to Donini, the Scioto County Sheriff’s Office narcotics unit and the Scioto County Prosecutor’s Office obtained the warrant in December 2011 after presenting a drug trafficking case involving Jewett to a Scioto County grand jury.
Jewett is charged with trafficking in oxycodone within the vicinity of a juvenile, possession of oxycodone, having a weapon while under disability and possession of criminal tools, all felonies.
Jewett was placed in the Scioto County Jail, and is being held without bond awaiting an initial appearance in Scioto County Common Pleas Court.
Donini thanked the public for there assistance and said anyone wishing to leave drug information for the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force, should contact the Sheriff’s Office drug line at 740-351-1094, the Portsmouth Police Department drug line at 740-354-DRUG (3784), or email email@example.com. All information will be kept confidential and anonymous.
Frank Lewis may be reached at 740-353-3101, ext. 232, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.