Butler County task force arrests repeat drug offender

Lannie Richardson (Courtesy Butler County Sheriff's Office)
Lannie Richardson (Courtesy Butler County Sheriff's Office)

HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) - A Hamilton man was arrested Saturday by a Butler County drug task force.

Police arrested Lannie Ray Richardson, 23, on Saturday on charges of Drug Trafficking, Felony Drug Possession and Drug Paraphaneila. When police entered Richardson's residence on Ludlow St., they found over a pound of marijuana and $1400.00 in cash.

Richardson has a prior history of Drug Trafficking in Butler County, and had gone to jail for a year in 2008.

The operation to arrest Richardson was carried out by the Butler County Sheriff's Undercover Regional Narcotics Task force (BURN). Sheriff Richard Jones applauded the efforts of the BURN task force, calling them "a shining example of the proper use of shared resources."

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