Kettering drug busts net 6 arrests at two homes

Drug raids today and Thursday in Kettering led to six arrests at two separate homes in the city.

The Kettering Police Department posted information about the drug busts this afternoon on its Facebook page.

The city department’s vice unit and officers along with members of the Tactical Drime Suppression Unit — which includes Kettering, Centerville, Germantown, Miamisburg, Moraine, Oakwood, West Carrollton and Springboro police departments — seized various illegal drugs and paraphernalia and equipment while executing search warrants today on Judith Drive and Thursday on Telford Avenue, according to police.

Three people were arrested today on Judith Drive: Eric Frasier, 41; Patricia Patterson, 35; and Shelley Smith, 46; and three more people were arrested Thursday at the Telford Avenue home: Daryl Crusoe, 47; Michael Shephard, 38; and Amber West, 33, police said.

All six are being held in the Montgomery County Jail, on suspicion of the following charges:

Crusoe — probation violation

Frazier — aggravated drug trafficking and two counts of child endangering

Patterson — drug trafficking, drug possession, child endangering, possessing criminal tools, possessing drug abuse instruments

Shephard — parole violation

Smith — drug possession, permitting drug abuse, child endangering

West — permitting drug abuse, possessing drug abuse instruments

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