(1-19-22) Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey and Celina Police Chief Tom Wale report that their deputies / officers worked in cooperatively yesterday (1-18-2022) on a HIT Detail (Heroin Interdiction Team). They report that the HIT Team made 13 traffic stops, issued 10 written warnings, issued 3 traffic citations and arrested 2 people.
Arrested was Matthew J Millisor (48) of Grove City, Ohio. Millisor was arrested on one count of Possession of Methamphetamine, a Felony of the fifth degree. Millisor’s bond was set at $50,000.00 subject to 10 percent.
Also arrested was James M Carder (62) 5402 Lakewood Drive Celina, Ohio. Carder was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Arson, a Misdemeanor of the first degree. Carder was booked into the jail and posted bond a short time later.
Grey and Wale advise that their agencies efforts in the ongoing HIT Details conducted several times a year have seen a decrease in the amount of drug arrests. Both Grey and Wale remind the community that both agencies will continue their work together to slow the use and sale of drugs in Celina and throughout Mercer county. The community is asked to continue to provide drug tips to our deputies / officers. Grey and Wale stated that this is a community effort to keep our community safe.