Heroin Bust Yields 2 Arrests in Cuyahoga Falls
Kevin M. Matheny and Joshua M. Swigart, both of Cuyahoga Falls, were arrested Tuesday on multiple drug-related charges.
At 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, the Cuyahoga Falls Police Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 306 Kathron Ave. and arrested Kevin M. Matheny and Joshua M. Swigart.
Police obtained the warrant after an investigation showed that Matheny was dealing heroin from the residence, according to Cuyahoga Falls Police Sgt. James Singleton.
Matheny, 23, and Swigart, 18, both of Cuyahoga Falls, were arrested after they happened to drive up while police were on scene, said Singleton.
Drugs were found in the vehicle the men arrived in, which led to Swigart's arrest.
The U.S. Marshals Task Force and Summit County Drug Unit assisted local police in the drug bust.
Matheny was charged with trafficking in drugs, a fourth-degree felony; possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony; possessing drug abuse instruments, a second-degree misdemeanor; and drug paraphernalia, a fourth-degree misdemeanor.
Swigart was charged with possession of drugs, possession of drug abuse instruments and drug paraphernalia.
The pair was booked into Cuyahoga Falls City Jail, and will be arraigned in Stow Municipal Court on Wednesday.
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