Drugs, guns and cash taken from a New Miami residence Monday by the Butler County Sheriff’s Office. SUBMITTED
Photo: Staff Writer
Photo: Staff Writer

He called 911 about a woman. Then he was arrested for drugs in the freezer in Butler County.

On Monday morning, Jesse Gaines called 911 to report a female who would not leave a property in the 1400 block of Wichita Drive in New Miami.

Once inside the home to retrieve property, deputies were made aware of a bag in the freezer that appeared to contain drugs. Then agents with the BURN Task Force were called, got a warrant and searched the house.

Located in the residence was $13,000, a money counter, seven pounds of solid hash, 322 vials of solid hash, 1500 THC vape cartridges, a Glock 19 handgun with 50 round drum magazine and a Intratec Tech 9 pistol along with various other drug paraphernalia, according to deputies.

Jesse Gaines BUTLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
Photo: Staff Writer

Gaines, 22, was arrested and charged felony trafficking in drugs and felony possession of drugs. More charges will be presented at grand jury pending lab results.

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This was a significant seizure of drugs that will not be distributed on the streets of New Miami and Butler County, according to the sheriff’s office.

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