MASON — The Mason County Sheriff’s Department made another drug bust over the weekend resulting in one arrest.
Joshua A. Merical, 31, Mason, was arrested on Saturday and charged with delivery of a controlled substance after officers searched his residence and found alleged marijuana.
According to a spokesperson with the sheriff’s department, the alleged marijuana found in Merical’s residence in the Adamsville area was collected in baggies stored in the refrigerator. The bags are estimated to contain at least 10 grams of alleged marijuana, the spokesperson said. Also confiscated at the residence was $1,500 in cash. Merical was transported to the Western Regional Jail.
The Mason Police Department assisted the sheriff’s department in this investigation. The sheriff’s department has had drug busts in the Southern end of the county, in Point Pleasant and now in the Bend Area within the last several weeks.