Stark County Sheriff’s Office Metro Narcotics Unit Seizes $100,000 Worth of Carfentanyl


Plain Township, Ohio – Stark County Sheriff George T. Maier is announcing the seizure of 24 ounces of suspected Heroin/Carfentanyl with a street value of $100,000.


Carfentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is 10,000 times more potent than morphine.


On Thursday, January 4th, 2018 the Stark County Sheriff’s Office Metro Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 2122 26th Street NE in Plain Township.


Agents also seized a handgun, $12,141 in US currency, scales and other drug paraphernalia.


The resident, 44-year-old Victor Lynn Waiters, was arrested on one count of Possession of Heroin (F1), one count of Weapons Under Disability (F3), and one count of Illegal Use or Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (M4).


“When these deadly drugs are removed from our community lives are saved and Stark County becomes safer for everyone,” explained Sheriff Maier. “The Stark County Sheriff’s Office Metro Narcotics Unit will continue to fight back against the local drug epidemic by working diligently to take dangerous drugs and criminals off the streets.”


The Stark County Metro Narcotics Unit is comprised of Stark County Deputies and officers from Canton Police Department, Jackson Township Police Department, North Canton Police Department, Brewster Police Department, Canal Fulton Police Department, Uniontown Police Department, Lawrence Township Police Department and the Adult Parole Authority.