(11-12-18) Auglaize County Sheriff Solomon released details this morning of an incident that took place yesterday at 26185 Middle Pike Rd near Waynesfield.

Deputies responded in regards to a Welfare Check and upon arrival, located Blaine Lee, age 40 from Waynesfield.  While checking Lee drugs, drug paraphernalia and a handgun were located.

Lee, who is a convicted felon, and currently being supervised by the Ohio Adult Parole Authority, was taken into custody on an Ohio Adult Parole Violation and remains in the Auglaize County Correctional Center this morning.

Sheriff Solomon commented

“The weapon was not directly involved but due to Lee being a convicted Felon, he was not allowed to possess or own a firearm.  Deputies are cautious on any call they go on, and this proves they never know what they will find.”

The matter remains under investigation and no other details will be released at this time.