Drug Task Force halts cocaine distribution in West Liberty


The Logan County Unified Drug Task Force stopped a crack-cocaine distribution ring in West Liberty Tuesday after a week-long investigation.

The Task Force conducted a traffic stop and arrested Emanuel Jones, 27, of Springfield, on a Task Force warrant for trafficking in cocaine.

During the arrest, detectives recovered $2,800 in cash and a large amount of suspected crack cocaine.

The driver of the vehicle, Stephan Straughter, 32, of Springfield, was arrested, as well, and charged with trafficking crack cocaine.