7-12-2021: In the late evening hours of Friday, July 9, 2021, the West Central Ohio Crime Task Force, assisted by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office Uniform Division, initiated a traffic stop on a suspected narcotics trafficker. A traffic violation was observed on I75 south of the Breese Road exit, resulting in a traffic stop being conducted at the Fuel Stop on Breese Road.
A Lima Police Department narcotics trained K9 performed a free-air sniff around the vehicle, giving a positive indication to narcotics being present. A probable cause search of the vehicle was conducted and large amounts of narcotics were recovered. Approximately seven ounces of suspected methamphetamine, a half ounce of suspected fentanyl, drug paraphernalia, and $1510.00 U.S. currency were located and seized as evidence.
The driver, Adam R. Amsler (34) and passenger, Autumn B. Swift (28), were both taken into custody and booked in on Felony 1 Possession of Schedule I or II Narcotics. The investigation is ongoing with additional charges expected to be presented for consideration to a future session of the Allen County Grand Jury.