Ross County Sheriff George Lavender reports that his office along with agents from the U.S. 23 Task Force executed a search warrant on a residence in the 2500 block of Massieville Road. The warrant was to search for evidence of illegal drug activity.

Members of the Sheriff’s Office Emergency Response Team entered the residence at approximately 5:45pm. There was nobody home at the time the search warrant was executed.

Sheriff’s Office Detectives and agents from the task force searched the residence and collected several pieces of evidence consistent with illegal drug activity.

The investigation is ongoing and charges are pending the completion of the investigation.

Sheriff Lavender again reminds the community to report any suspicious activity to his office at 740-773-1185 or Southern Ohio Crime Stoppers at 740-773-TIPS.