Life in Delaware County

Delaware Man Sentenced To 130 Months On Drug Charge

13 Sep , 2021  

Special to 1808Delaware

Darnell Reeves, 34, of Delaware was sentenced in U.S. District Court last Friday to 130 months in prison for distributing heroin and cocaine laced with fentanyl that resulted in a series of overdoses.

According to court documents, investigators traced fentanyl, heroin and crack cocaine back to Reeves (also known as Bookie), after they responded to the scene of an overdose death in Ostrander, Ohio on Feb. 28, 2018. The victim was found on a couch in a shed, slumped forward with a used syringe under him.

Further investigation tied Reeves’s trafficking activity to an overdose death on Jan. 22, 2018, a nonfatal overdose on Feb.12, 2018, and a fatal overdose on March 2, 2018.

Reeves was arrested in June 2018 on a federal criminal complaint and has remained in custody since. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Delawarean And Former Patrol Trooper Sentenced For Role in Drug Ring

13 Oct , 2018  

Former Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Jason J. Delcol was sentenced in U.S. District Court on Friday to 24 months in prison for his role in a drug-trafficking ring. Co-defendant William Covrett was also sentenced today. He received 18 months in prison for conspiring to possess and distribute controlled substances.

Benjamin C. Glassman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, Angela L. Byers, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Cincinnati Division, and members of the Delaware County Drug Task Force announced the sentence imposed by U.S. District Court Judge Algenon L. Marbley. More…

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