DAYTON, Ky. (WKRC) – A six-month drug investigation has resulted in 20 arrests and the seizure of a large amount of drugs.

Seven search warrants were served with help from a number of Northern Kentucky law enforcement agencies and Cincinnati Police.

  • 358 Grams of Crystal Methamphetamine (Ice)
  • 289 Pills made from illicit Fentanyl
  • 64 grams of Fentanyl (powder)
  • 4.6 grams of heroin
  • 11.3 grams of Cocaine
  • 2248 grams of marijuana
  • They also recovered three loaded guns and $11,375 in cash.

Of the 20 arrested, Elijah Cravens faces four trafficking charges, including fentanyl, cocaine, opiates and marijuana. He also had a gun which he is banned from possessing, according to jail records.

Joseph Hansel faces trafficking charges for heroin and methamphetamine. He also faces a gun charge and a charge of being a persistent felony offender.

Floyd Nelson faces charges of importing heroin and trafficking. He also has a fugitive warrant.

Also arrested:

  • Morgan Taylor
  • Glen Farmer
  • Shannon Cutshaw
  • Angela Kreig
  • Jesse Hayes
  • Chad Gemmer
  • Chris Lykins
  • Eric Campbell
  • Josh Alsford
  • Kris Yeager
  • Theresa Engel
  • Crystal Warrix
  • Kimberly Hayes
  • Charles Widener
  • Eric Ashley
  • Isaac Benson
  • Dave McDaniel

Many of the 20 arrested are being held without bond. The Northern Kentucky Drug Strike Force says some of those indicted have not been arrested yet.

Law enforcement officers say Dayton has been in the process of renewal but the drug activity has been hindering those efforts.

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