Washington Township Police arrest 4 on Friday


It was a busy start to the holiday weekend for the Washington Township Police.

On Friday they made four separate arrests.

Nicolas Stoermer, 40, of Xenia, was pulled over for a registration and equipment violation.  A probable cause search uncovered a large amount of cash and marijuana.

He was charged with possession of drugs.

Just before 5:00, a car driven by LeRoy Maye, Jr. of New Carlisle was stopped.  His passenger, Brittany Lipker of New Carlisle admitted there was a methamphetamine pipe inside the vehicle.

While conducting a search of the vehicle, officers noticed Maye attempting to hide an item inside the bumper.

The item was located and found to be a baggie containing methamphetamine.

Charges of possession of drugs and tampering with evidence were sent to the Logan County Prosecutor’s Office.

At 8:22 Jerry Alberding, 57, of Wapakoneta, was stopped on Main Street near Burkhardt Avenue.  Upon making contact, officers noticed an open container of alcohol inside the vehicle.  Alberding admitted to having marijuana inside the car.

A probable cause search found the open can of beer, marijuana, and fentanyl.

Alberding was charged with possession of drugs.

A little after 11:00, Todd Hebner, 60, of Huntsville, was stopped on State Route 366.

Officers noticed signs of impairment.

Hebner refused field sobriety tests.  He was arrested and taken to the Logan County Jail where he refused a breath sample.

He was charged with OVI.