Ohio man arrested on drug charges in Point

POINT PLEASANT — A Bidwell, Ohio man is facing drug charges after being arrested in Point Pleasant by personnel with the Mason County Sheriff’s Department.

Hasani Debrossard, 37, has been charged with two counts of possession with intent to deliver.

Personnel with the Mason County Sheriff’s Department and Probation Department were at a residence at 2435 Lincoln Ave. after it was reported drugs were allegedly being sold out of the location, according to the official criminal complaint filed in Mason County Magistrate Court. The complaint also said there had been reports of several African American males from out of the area staying at the location as well.

Debrossard was observed inside the residence and asked to stop and show his hands but he allegedly refused and ran into the bathroom. Debrossard eventually exited the bathroom with his hands up.

Officers found what was described as a “small bag of marijuana” in the residence which Debrossard allegedly said was his, according to the complaint. Also found in the residence, three small baggies containing a brown rock substance, set of digital scales, a box of sandwich bags with the corners removed. According to the complaint, one of the officers reported he has knowledge that narcotics sold at the street level are commonly packaged in the corners of clear baggies.

Also, a search of Debrossard turned up $1,250 in cash and the baggies of brown rock substance field tested positive for heroin, according to the complaint.

Debrossard’s bond was set at $15,000 in Mason County Magistrate Court. He was later transported to the Western Regional Jail. As of Tuesday evening, Debrossard was no longer listed as an inmate at the regional jail facility.