CELINA, OH- (2-9-23) Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey announced the arrest of Michael K Gillis (36) Celina, for possession of methamphetamine, a third degree felony.   Mercer County Sheriff’s Detectives, acting on information they had received from an out of state Sheriff’s Office, applied for and obtained a search warrant for Gillis’s residence at 318 N Walnut St in Celina.  The Search Warrant was served yesterday (2/8/23) afternoon.

During the execution of the search warrant, numerous items of suspected drugs and drug paraphernalia were collected at the scene and taken as evidence.  Preliminary tests were completed and tested presumptive positive for methamphetamines.  Gillis was taken in to custody at the residence without incident and was transported to the Mercer County Adult Detention Facility where he is being held until bond is set in the Mercer County Common Pleas Court.

The Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office assisted throughout the day with legal advice and search warrant preparation.  Celina Municipal Court Judge Kathryn Speelman reviewed and granted the search warrant.  The case will be sent to the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office for further review of any additional charges.