1 arrested in Sidney drug search

Sidney Police arrested 45-year-old Lashawn Hazel after finding heroin and drug paraphernalia in her home Wednesday. (Photo: Shelby County Jail)

SIDNEY, Ohio (WDTN) – Sidney Police arrested one woman after searching her home and finding drugs as part of their ongoing efforts to combat drug abuse and drug trafficking.

Investigators searched a home in the 2400 block of Wapakoneta Avenue around 8:30 Wednesday morning.

Police found heroin and paraphernalia inside the home.

Lashawn M. Hazel, 45 was arrested and taken to the Shelby County Jail on a felony charge of possession of heroin.

Police say the investigation into the home on Wapakoneta came from reports from concerned citizens and encourage anyone who had information about drug activity to contact the Sidney Police Department at 937-498-8777 or Crime Stoppers at 937-492-TIPS (8477).

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