Task Force Executes Drug-Related Search Warrant

A drug task force says one man was arrested and many illegal drugs were confiscated during a drug raid in Tiffin.

The Seneca County Drug Task Force – METRICH Enforcement Unit, along with the Tiffin Police Department, Seneca County Sheriff’s Office and Ohio Attorney General’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation executed a search warrant at 248 Second Avenue in Tiffin.

The task force says their search of the residence yielded suspected crack cocaine, suspected cocaine, suspected methamphetamine, suspected fentanyl, pills, psilocybin mushrooms and other items indicative of drug trafficking.

A gun, cash and criminal tools were also found.

The task force says John Martin Fonseca-Beck, 31, was arrested.

The task force says it has been receiving a lot of drug intelligence from road patrol officers and from citizens’ complaints.

“This operation and the teamwork that went into it shows that we stand as a united front against drugs in Seneca County,” said Tiffin Police Chief David Pauly.