Two men arrested on drug charges

Beth Sergent -



LEON — Two men, including one from Detroit, Mich., have been arrested by deputies with the Mason County Sheriff’s Department for allegedly possessing heroin with intent to deliver.

Charles Tucker, Jr. 25, Leon and Rodney McCormick, 59, Detroit, Mich., were arrested and charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance.

According to the Mason County Sheriff’s Department, Deputies Cavender and Waugh, along with three units from the Putnam County Special Enforcement Unit went to a residence at 1772 Herdman Rd. in Leon on Friday evening to investigate alleged, illegal drug activity.

Upon arrival and with further investigation, law enforcement report locating what they describe as a large quantity of a brown, “tannish” substance consistent with heroin. The estimated street value is approximately $9,000.

Both Tucker and McCormick were transported to the Western Regional Jail.

More on this story in an upcoming edition. Photos courtesy of Mason Deputies Facebook page.



Beth Sergent