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Stolen ATV leads to drugs, arrests

Scott Seitz2 • Sep 26, 2012 at 3:15 PM

Several individuals are facing a variety of charges after Huron County sheriff's deputies followed up on the report of a stolen all-terrain vehicle (ATV).

On Monday, the sheriff's office received a complaint of a stolen ATV from an Ohio 162 residence in rural Monroeville.

During the investigation of the theft, deputies were led to the William Faulkner residence, located at 144 Ohio 99, Willard.

While investigating the theft at this residence, deputies located a marijuana grow operation on the property, along with suspected stolen ATV from Shelby.

Also located was the stolen ATV from the Monroeville residence in a ravine to the east of the residence.

Sheriff's detectives were called to the scene and a search warrant was obtained. During the search, numerous drug instruments, suspected heroin, marijuana and prescription pills were located. Assisting in the search were the Shelby Police Department and Ohio Department of Natural Resources, which was investigating a poaching complaint.

Arrested at this Ohio 99 location were Jamie L. Brady, 20, on a charge of tampering with evidence, and Jaquelyn D. Faulkner, 23, for receiving stolen property and trafficking in drugs. Also charged were Paulette M. Faulkner, 44, and William A. Faulkner, 51, for possession of marijuana.

The sheriff's office is continuing its investigation. and more arrests are anticipated.

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