Man arrested for trafficking drugs Tuesday after Dept. of Taxation serves warrant at Yeoman St. home


Department of Taxation serves warrant at Yeoman St. home Tuesday

By Ryan Carter - rcarter@aimmediamidwest.com



Drugs, cash and paraphernalia were found inside the residence at 1117 Yeoman St. in Washington C.H. Tuesday morning.


Photo courtesy of WPD

Shoults


Photo courtesy of WPD

A Washington C.H. man was arrested for trafficking cocaine and marijuana Tuesday morning after his Yeoman Street home was raided as part of an Ohio Department of Taxation investigation.

A representative from the Department of Taxation requested assistance from Washington C.H. Police Department officers as they prepared to enter the home and serve a warrant at 1117 Yeoman St., according to police. Following forced entry at approximately 6:45 a.m., Clayton J. Shoults, 37, was found inside the residence.

Authorities allegedly found a large quantity of marijuana, cocaine, cash and documents inside of safes in the home. Documents and electronics were seized by the Department of Taxation. The drugs, cash and paraphernalia were seized by police.

Shoults was arrested and charged with trafficking in cocaine and marijuana within the vicinity of a school, felonies of the second and third degree. He is being held in the Fayette County Jail on a $70,000 bond.

The nature of the Department of Taxation’s investigation was not divulged. A representative from the department could not be reached for comment Tuesday.

Drugs, cash and paraphernalia were found inside the residence at 1117 Yeoman St. in Washington C.H. Tuesday morning.
http://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2017/10/web1_IMG952107.jpgDrugs, cash and paraphernalia were found inside the residence at 1117 Yeoman St. in Washington C.H. Tuesday morning. Photo courtesy of WPD

Shoults
http://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2017/10/web1_MUGSHOTS_34433315.jpgShoults Photo courtesy of WPD
Department of Taxation serves warrant at Yeoman St. home Tuesday

By Ryan Carter

rcarter@aimmediamidwest.com

Reach Ryan Carter at 740-313-0352 or on Twitter @rywica

Reach Ryan Carter at 740-313-0352 or on Twitter @rywica