New Castle News

June 21, 2012

Task force conducts drug raid in New Castle; three arrested

By Staff
New Castle News

NEW CASTLE — The Lawrence County Drug Task Force raided a house at 927 Winslow Ave. around 7 a.m. today.

Two men and a woman were arrested and officers confiscated a pit bull. The names of those arrested were not available at press time.

According to police, there were three pre-school-age children in the house, including an infant.

The task force — which had a sealed search warrant — had secured the scene and by 7:45 a.m., there was a drug-sniffing dog searching the house.

Reporter Debbie Wachter will be updating the story for the New Castle News website — www.ncnewsonline.com — and for tomorrow’s edition of The News.