Two male adults in custody pending filing of formal charges

| October 19, 2016

COSHOCTON – Two adult males remain in custody pending the filing of formal charges this morning, after two separate drug trafficking investigations yesterday, Oct. 18 led detectives to the Village of West Lafayette and Roscoe Village.

The first male was taken into custody on Fourth Street in West Lafayette as the result of a lengthy investigation.  Marijuana, Methamphetamine, and Prescription Pills along with cash and drug related equipment were seized in this arrest and also the subsequent search warrant executed on Cr 6 in Coshocton County.

The second male was taken into custody in a local restaurant, in the area of Roscoe Village, in the city of Coshocton. Seized in this investigation was suspected LSD (Acid) and cash.

On Oct. 18, Kevin M. Rochester, 29 years old and from the Coshocton area who was originally arrested in West Lafayette, was charged with Aggravated Trafficking in Methamphetamine, a Felony of the 2nd degree.  The 2nd male is still being held pending the filing of formal charges.

Assisting the Detectives were West Lafayette Police Department, the Coshocton County Dog Warden and The Coshocton County Prosecutor’s Office.

This incident remains under investigation by your Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office.


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I started my journalism career in 2002 with a daily newspaper chain. After various stops with them, I am happy to be back home! I graduated from Coshocton High School in 1998 and received a Bachelor of Arts in Communication in 2002 from Walsh University. I also earned several awards while working for daily papers, including being honored by Coshocton County’s veterans for the stories I wrote about them. I am honored and ready to once again shine a positive light on Coshocton County. I also am the proud mother of a little girl named Sophia!

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