According to Ross County Sheriff George Lavender, on June 5th Detectives with the U.S. 23 Major Crimes Task force, the Ohio Organized Crime Commission, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, and the Ross County Sheriff’s Office conducted a buy/bust operation at 306 ½ Maple Street in Bainbridge.

As a result of the operation 33 year old Crail Brooks of Chillicothe was arrested and charged with Aggravated Trafficking of Drugs (Heroin) and Tampering with Evidence. Heroin and cash was seized as a result of the investigation.

Sheriff Lavender continues to encourage the community to report any suspected Drug Activity to his office at 740-773-1185 or Southern Ohio Crime Stoppers at 740-773-TIPS (8477).

Sheriff Lavender also encourages the community to visit his newly established Face Book Page.