Bellefontaine man cited on felony drug charge


Bellefontaine Police were called out Monday evening, just before 7 o’clock, to a residence in the 300 block of East High Avenue to assist officers from the Adult Parole Authority with an arrestee.

APA officers had just taken Jeremiah Hinkle, 40, of Bellefontaine, into custody and found three plastic baggies containing controlled substances.

The bags contained raw marijuana, seven orange-colored pills, and a small amount of a white crystal-like substance, suspected to be methamphetamine.

Hinkle was transported to the Logan County Jail where he was lodged on a parole violation.

Hinkle was additionally charged with felony possession of drugs.

Lab results are pending on the suspected meth and pills.