A Minford man has been arrested on drug charges. After a case was presented to a Scioto County grand jury by the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force and the Scioto County Prosecutor’s Office, Ronald E. Reed, Jr., 52, of 18 Brame Road, Minford, Ohio was indicted for the criminal offenses of trafficking and possession of Oxycodone pills, both felonies of the third degree. An arrest warrant on indictment was issued for Reed’s arrest by the Scioto County Common Pleas Court.
On Friday, deputies with the Scioto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Reed at his Brame Road residence. Reed was placed in the Scioto County Jail and is waiting to be arraigned in Scioto County Common Pleas Court.
Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini and Portsmouth Police Chief Robert Chief Ware took the opportunity to thank the public for their assistance in the arrests and request anyone wishing to leave drug information for the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force to contact the Task Force tip line at 740-354-5656 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. All information will be kept confidential and anonymous.
Reach Frank Lewis at 740-353-3101, ext. 1928, or on Twitter @franklewis.