According to police reports, officers executed the search warrant on Monday afternoon at 1026 Ruhlman Ave., after numerous complaints of drug activity, including a controlled purchase of crack cocaine.
Upon executing the warrant, officers say the homeowner, Buddy Adams, 38, refused to open the door. Officers forced entry, and reportedly found Adams with Tasha Stringer, 24, of 220 Germany Hollow Road, Wheelersburg.
After searching the residence, officers discovered about nine grams of crack cocaine and a set of digital scales in a dresser drawer. After Adams and Stringer were advised of their rights, Adams admitted to selling crack cocaine. Also, Stringer admitted to sometimes stealing money from other people so she could purchase crack cocaine from Adams.
While officers were at the residence, it is reported 16 people also called or came by, wanting to purchase crack cocaine.
Officers took one call from a subject who identified himself as