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Posted on: February 23, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Narcotics Search Warrant Executed at 2353 Melrose Avenue

PR2018-003 narcotics search warrant

The Whitehall Division of Police Narcotics Unit along with the Whitehall Police SWAT Team executed a search warrant on Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 stemming from a lengthy investigation.

Detectives seized $16,568 in cash, 71 grams of cocaine, 5 ½ pounds of marijuana, and 4 firearms (1 of which was stolen). Samuel Berhane, D.O.B.- 3/26/1983, was arrested and charged with Trafficking in Drugs (F-5) and Possession of Drugs (F-1).

The Whitehall Police Department Narcotics Unit continues its fight against drugs in and around the community.

Anyone with information may Text-A-Tip (anonymously) to the Whitehall Police Department at (614)-440-4853 or submit an anonymous tip online at

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