(6-8-21) Mercer County Sheriff, Jeff Grey reports that the HIT Team (Heroin Interdiction Team) conducted a detail on Monday (June 7th, 2021). The detail focused on stopping the use and transportation of narcotics. The HIT Team is made up of members of the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office, Celina Police Department and Coldwater Police Department.
The HIT Team made 9 traffic stops that resulted in 5 warnings being issued, 2 citations issued as well as one criminal citation. Two people were arrested as a result of this detail.
Virgil J Keysor (45) of 1709 E Livingston Street Celina, Ohio. Keysor was arrested on a warrant for Failure to Appear for a court hearing.
Robert A Hamblin (55) of 1801 E Livingston Street Celina, Ohio. Hamblin was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine a Felony of the fifth degree. Hamblin’s bond was set at $50,000 subject to 10 percent by Celina Municipal Court Judge Kathryn Speelman. The case is being sent to the Mercer County Prosecutors Office for review.