Marienville man jailed in drug trafficking bust

A Marienville man faces 15 felony counts after allegedly arranging the delivery of methamphetamine, cocaine, and marijuana, from Akron, Ohio, to Warren County.

Brandon M. Wilson, 28, of Marienville, is charged with three counts of possession with intent to deliver; 12 counts of criminal use of a communication facility; three counts of possession of a controlled substance; and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia.

Among the alleged communications between Wilson and a confidential informant working with the Warren County drug task force were two photos of Wilson with “two clear plastic baggies containing white substances believed to be methamphetamine and cocaine,” according to the affidavit of probable cause.

An exchange was set up for a location in the City of Warren, according to the affidavit. “Members of the Warren County drug task force detained Wilson when he had arrived” for the exchange.

Police said a clear plastic baggie containing a white substance was visible in Walton’s vehicle. “A K-9 unit was utilized to conduct an exterior sniff of the vehicle,” according to the affidavit. “The K-9 alerted to the presence of narcotics inside of the vehicle. During a search of the vehicle, one ounce of methamphetamine, four grams of cocaine, and a small amount of marijuana were recovered from the vehicle.”

Police said Wilson waived his right to remain silent and spoke to detectives and “admitted attempting to meet a female for a ‘party,'” according to the affidavit. “It was found that Wilson was released on bail from the Warren County jail just two weeks prior for charges of possession with intent to deliver and other narcotics related charges.”

Wilson was arraigned Saturday before District Justice Todd Woodin and taken to Warren County jail after failing to post $100,000 bail.


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