38 year old Michael Alan Morlock and 37 year old Jerri Del Rossi of Akron have been found guilty of Manufacturing Meth along with other drug related felonies.
The charges stem from an investigation in October of last year of a possible meth lab house on Willard st.
Judge Mary Margaret Rowlands will sentence Morlock and Del Rossi on Tuesday, April 30 at 1:15 p.m.
An Akron man is heading to prison after being sentenced on child porn and meth charges.
34 year old Jesse Jack Guyton was sentenced to 10 years in the court of judge Tammy O'Brien.
Guyton pleaded guilty in March to manufacturing meth, and counts of pandering sexually oriented material involving a minor.
The Ohio Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force searched Guyton's home after discovering photos online. Officers found videos and pictures of child porn, and an active meth lab.
The Akron mother charged in the death of her 17 month son in a meth house could learn her fate next week.
The Beacon Journal reports that the jury will begin deliberating Monday in the case of 21 year-old Heather Lerch, charged with murder in the death of her 17 month-old son Patrick.
Prosectuors say the child died from meth poisoning from ingesting meth. They offered testimony that Patrick was kept in a basement with an active meth lab and rats.
Heather Lerch also faces charges including involuntary manslaughter, endangering children and complicity.
But the newspaper reports that two charges of illegal assembly of manufacturing drugs were dropped Friday by Summit County Common Pleas Judge Tom Parker for lack of evidence.
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Police discovered two meth labs, cash and chemicals while following up on complaints of odors seeping out of an Akron home.
"Officers following up on a citizen complaint for possible drug activity on North Main Street in Akron, arrested five individuals for the manufacturing of methamphetamines," Akron Police Lt. Rick Edwards said.
During a traffic stop at 4 p.m. Monday, officers attempted to question a person leaving the home in question in the 1000 block North Main Street. Then additional officers obtained a search warrant to enter the home after smelling a strong odor of chemicals.
Officers found two meth labs and $11,000 in cash.
Edwards says the home had "a very large amount of chemicals" inside.
Police arrested Shawn C. Smith, 37, Michael C. Stewart, 47, Caitlin J. Sullivan, 28, Aaron P. Leslie, 36, all of Akron and Michael R. Small, 46, of Tallmadge.
Each suspect faces illegal manufacturing of methamphetamines , illegal assembly of chemicals, trafficking in methamphetamines and possession of methamphetamines .
All five were taken to the Summit County Jail.
A Cuyahoga Falls man faces a number of drug charges after a parole officer found materials used to make methamphetamine.
Falls police were called to the home Thursday afternoon by the officer with the Ohio Adult Parole Authority, who was making a visit to 38 year-old Michael J. Smith of 25th Street in the Falls.
Narcotics officers say they found that the home had been used to make meth, and police took away the evidence - as well as some hazardous waste.
Michael J. Smith faces a number of felony drug charges including illegal manufacturing, assembly, and possession of meth and criminal tools.
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