Alleged Drug Dealer Arrested, Dog Killed During Incident

The METRICH / MARMET Drug Task Force says an alleged drug dealer was arrested on Wednesday, February 27, 2013, along with two other individuals following the execution of a search warrant. Officials also say an aggressive dog had to be shot during the raid. On Wednesday, members of the METRICH / MARMET Drug Task Force […]

Alleged Heroin Dealer Arrested in Marion

Marion law enforcement officials say various sources and leads led them Tuesday to execute a search warrant which resulted in the arrest of a man for trafficking in heroin and the seizure of drugs and cash. At approximately 12:00 noon on Tuesday, February 19, 2013, the MARMET/METRICH Drug Task Force and officers from the Marion Police […]

Marion Police Raid Alleged Heroin Dealer

The MARMET Drug Task Force and Marion Police Department say they executed a search warrant on Friday, February 8, and raided the home of an alleged heroin dealer at the rear of 188 Elk Street. Detectives say they seized approximately 28.3 grams of heroin, 11 pills, $2,250 in cash, and other items of an “evidentiary […]

Police Arrest Two for Drugs

The Marion Police Department says two people were arrested for drug-related offenses following a search warrant at 264 South State Street on Thursday, December 27, 2012. At 3:30pm on Thursday, officers from the MARMET Drug Task Force, with the assistance of the Marion Police Department Special Response Team served a drug search warrant at the […]

200 Hundred Marijuana Plants Seized by MARMET

The MARMET-METRICH Drug Task Force says officers executed a search warrant and arrested a suspect on Tuesday, October 16, and then made a second arrest a day later as part of an investigation in to drug trafficking. A large amount of drugs and marijuana plants were also seized. The search warrant was executed at 567 […]

Drop Off Called a Success with Historical Drugs Surrendered

Once again, the partnership formed by Marion County Recycling & Litter Prevention, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, ADAMH board, Marion General Hospital, Marion County Commissioners and Marion City Police Department had a successful National Prescription Drug Take Back Day last weekend. In addition to commonly found current prescriptions, organizers say they received some truly historic […]

MARMET Arrests 15 in Operation Vigilance

The MARMET Drug Task Force, in conjunction with the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office, says a nearly six month investigation, called Operation Vigilance, into the sale of illegal drugs in the Marion area resulted in several search warrants executed on Friday, August 3. As a result of the raids, 15 people were arrested on drug related and other charges.

Neighborhood Complaints Lead to Drug Arrest

This morning, Thursday, June 24, the MARMET Drug Task Force served a search warrant at 139 West Walnut Street in the City of Marion in connection to a drug trafficking investigation. During the search, officers say they found drugs and made one arrest.

Marion Man Arrested for Alleged Prostitution Ring

On Friday, June 18, detectives from MARMET and the Marion Police Department made arrests in an alleged prostitution ring operating in the Marion community. Vincent Miller, age 47, was arrested on charges of Promoting Prostitution and Trafficking in Marijuana.

LaRue Man Arrested For Heroin

On Monday, April 19, at about 5:00pm, detectives with the MARMET-METRICH Drug Task Force observed the driver of a red Mustang in the 700 block of North Main Street in Marion. Detectives say the driver was allegedly involved in drug activity as they observed him.

MARMET detectives pulled the driver over in the 100 block of South State Street.