Several indicted on drug charges


Three men from Kentucky and Michigan were indicted Tuesday on charges of possessing large amounts of illegal drugs in Findlay.

A Hancock County grand jury indicted Darius L. Reaves, 42, of Louisville, Ky., on a first-degree felony charge of aggravated drug possession.

Reaves allegedly had more than 100 times the bulk amount of N-Benzylpiperazine, commonly called BZP, on Jan. 9 in Findlay.

Detron D. Edwards Jr., 19, of Detroit, and Nkwane Young, 23, of Clinton Township, Mich., were both indicted following an April 19 traffic stop on Interstate 75 in Findlay.

Troopers with the Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol said they found 30 oxycodone pills, 140 Percocet pills and 96 Xanax pills in the men’s vehicle.

Edwards and Young were each charged with three counts of drug possession, two third-degree felonies and a fourth-degree felony.

The grand jury also indicted four others:

  • Phillip A.M. Bibler, 21, of Findlay, was charged with drug and gun offenses. On April 17 in Findlay, Bibler was allegedly found with between 5 and 10 grams of heroin, less than 5 grams of cocaine, and a handgun owned by a Risingsun man.
    Bibler was charged with a third-degree felony count of heroin possession, a fifth-degree felony charge of cocaine possession, a fourth-degree felony count of receiving a stolen firearm, and a third-degree felony charge of possessing a firearm while not legally permitted to do so.
  • Ralph E. Price, 32, of Findlay, was charged with heroin possession, a fifth-degree felony. Price allegedly possessed less than 1 gram of heroin on Feb. 26 in Findlay.
  • Amanda J. Bland, 23, of Findlay, was charged with theft from a disabled person. Bland allegedly took less than $1,000 from a city woman on Jan. 14 in Findlay.
  • Terrelle D. Gant, 24, of Adrian, Mich., was charged with allegedly possessing less than the bulk amount of methylphenidate, commonly referred to as Ritalin, on March 13 in Findlay. The charge is a fifth-degree felony.


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