A 65-year old Canton man is now facing numerous drug charges after allegedly trafficking drugs within a school zone.
The Beacon reports officers from the Canton Police Department's Special Investigations Unit and the SWAT team conducted a raid in the 2200 block of Mahoning Road Northeast around 4p.m. Tuesday afternoon following a lengthy investigation that was sparked by a citizen complaint.
Police say David Currie Jr ran the operation out of his home on Mahoning Road NE, which is close to to St. Paul’s Catholic School and the J.R. Coleman Child Care and Family Center.
Authorities recovered powder and crack cocaine, heroin, drug paraphernaila, and a gun among other items.
He was arrested and charged with possession and trafficking of heroin and cocaine, weapons under disability, and other drug-related charges.
Currie has had a history of drug and weapons related convictions in the past according to police.
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