Deputies: Eaton man facing drug trafficking charge

A six-month drug trafficking investigation resulted in the arrest of an Eaton man, according to the Preble County Sheriff’s Office.

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Christopher Roach, 47, was arrested Jan. 11 at his home in the 2400 block of U.S. 127 north.

Roach is facing the following charges in Eaton Municipal Court:

  • Aggravated possession of drugs
  • Aggravated trafficking in drugs
  • Illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Possessing criminal tools

Deputies recovered approximately 15 grams of suspected methamphetamine during the arrest, according to the sheriff’s office.

The investigation reportedly began when deputies received tips about suspected drug trafficking activity at Roach’s home.

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He is being held in the Preble County jail, according to the sheriff’s office. Bond was set at $585.

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