A man was charged with possession of heroin on Saturday after a traffic stop in Athens County.
According to the Athens County Sheriff’s Office, 49-year-old Allen Young, a passenger in a vehicle driving along U.S. Route 33 in Nelsonville, was arrested after deputies found 13 grams of heroin, drug paraphernalia and a weapon.
Sheriff’s officials said that the Pomeroy resident was wanted on a statewide warrant out of Wyandot County for child support and drug trafficking.
Young was charged with possession of heroin, carrying a concealed weapon and owning a weapon under disability.
He was transported to the South Eastern Ohio Regional Jail.
The driver of the vehicle was released.
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