Allen County
Sheriff's Office
(419) 227-3535

Allen County
Sheriff's Office

(419) 227-3535 • Sheriff Matthew B. Treglia
333 N. Main St. Lima, Ohio 45802

West Central Ohio Crime Task Force

The West Central Ohio Crime Task Force was formed in 1989 in order to help fight the war on drugs in Allen County, Ohio.

The Task Force is a pro-active law enforcement unit that operates mostly with federal and state grant money.

The current task force is made up of officers from Allen County and Van Wert County, including officers from Lima Police Department, Delphos Police Department, and Ohio State Highway Patrol. This unit frequently works with local and federal agencies to combat drug crimes in the Lima, Allen County and Van Wert county area.

This office not only investigates drug activity but can also present public information talks to your community, civic, or school assemblies on drug related topics.

The West Central Ohio Crime Task Force

By The Numbers

Total Narcotics Related Cases Since 2020
Total Narcotics Related Cases in 2022: 450

Narcotics Seizures by Weight/Dose 2023

Narcotics Weight/Dose
716.8 Grams
11.7 Grams
Fentanyl Pills
869 Units Doses
632.19 Grams
4,707 Grams
76 Unit Doses
4 Unit Doses
Marijuana Plants
136.7 Pounds
Narcotics Weight/Dose
Hash (solid)
29.9 Pounds
Hash (liquid)
1,000 ml
230 unit doses
THC Edibles
167.7 Pounds
Other Misc. THC products
440 Grams
Prescription Drugs
49 Unit Doses
Psilocybin Mushrooms
112.41 Grams

Investigators swore out 72 search warrants for various types of narcotics-related investigations. During these investigations, a total of $113,537.00 U.S. currency was seized. These monies are then divided among the participating agencies and assist in the continued pursuit of drug trafficking in our communities. During these investigations, 51 firearms were removed from residences, vehicles, and persons. Narcotics investigations led to numerous cases being presented to the Allen County Grand Jury resulting in 367 felony indictments.

REPORT DRUG ACTIVITY ANONYMOUSLY by calling the tip line at 419-996-7002 or complete the form below.

Please provide us with as many details as possible so that we may better serve you.