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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Narcotics Search Warrant in 2100 Block Baldwin Dr., Reynoldsburg

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The Whitehall Division of Police Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant on Thursday, September 14th, 2021 at 2124 Baldwin Drive, Reynoldsburg, Ohio, stemming from an investigation into trafficking drugs in and around the City of Whitehall.

 Detectives seized 300 grams of psilocybin mushrooms, 50 doses of LSD, 40lbs. of marijuana, 2,000 marijuana cartridges, 2 handguns, and $39,247 in US Currency. The subject of the investigation, Joseph Lensing (Age 35), was arrested and charged with Trafficking in Drugs (F-1) and Having Weapons under Disability (F-3).

 Deputy Chief Tracy Sharpless stated, “The Whitehall Narcotics Unit made our community safer today with the removal of drugs, weapons and cash which were destined to destroy lives.” 

 Anyone with information about illegal activity in Whitehall can anonymously “Text-A-Tip” to the Whitehall Police Department at 614-440-4853 or submit an anonymous tip online at

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