Police locate drugs, cash in Gallia home


By Dean Wright - [email protected]



Joshua Morgan


Adrina Boykin


Drugs were allegedly discovered on Cedar Street by the Gallia-Meigs Major Crimes Task Force and Gallipolis police Thursday.


Courtesy photo

GALLIPOLIS — The Ohio Organized Crime Investigations Commission’s Gallia-Meigs Major Crimes Task Force, along with Gallipolis police, executed a search warrant Thursday on Cedar Street in Gallipolis that allegedly yielded 35 grams of heroin, along with marijuana, drug paraphernalia and cash.

At roughly 2:30 p.m., task force agents and GPD executed the warrant at 91 Cedar St. and secured the residence. Police arrested Joshua Morgan, 22, and Adrina Boykin, 29, both of Gallipolis. According to police, both are being charged with trafficking heroin, a first-degree felony, with the “specification of trafficking within a school zone.” They are also being charged with possession of heroin, a felony of the second degree. Currently, both being held in the Gallia County Jail on $300,000 bond with a 10 percent secure fee.

Police claim the search warrant was obtained through “intelligence and investigations from the task force, along with the Gallipolis City Police Department.” The warrant was prepared by task force agents with assistance from the Gallia County Prosecutor’s Office.

The Ohio Organized Crime Investigations Commission Major Crimes Task Force of Gallia-Meigs Counties was formed in September 2013 and consists of the Gallia and Meigs County sheriff’s offices and the Gallipolis and Middleport police departments, The Ohio Organized Crime Investigations Commission is part of the Ohio Attorney General’s Office.

Dean Wright can be reached at (740) 446-2342, Ext. 2103.

Joshua Morgan
http://mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_Joshua-Morgan-Booking-Photo.jpgJoshua Morgan

Adrina Boykin
http://mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_Adrina-Boykin-Booking-Photo.jpgAdrina Boykin

Drugs were allegedly discovered on Cedar Street by the Gallia-Meigs Major Crimes Task Force and Gallipolis police Thursday.
http://mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_Evidence-Pic.jpgDrugs were allegedly discovered on Cedar Street by the Gallia-Meigs Major Crimes Task Force and Gallipolis police Thursday. Courtesy photo

By Dean Wright

[email protected]

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