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Sheriff's Dept. makes drug bust; one arrested; suspected fentanyl, meth seized

Deputy Nathan Barks

The Butler County Sheriff's Department conducted drug raids at 9814 Caneyville Road and 10389 Caneyville Road on Monday morning, October 25, around 10:00 a.m. As a result, John Thomas McGuffin (DOB 6/5/75) was arrested and lodged in the Butler County Jail.

The Butler County Sheriff's Department executed a search warrant, and upon making entry McGuffin was observed entering the bathroom and locking the door. He began flushing the toilet and destroying evidence. McGuffin was detained and advised of the search warrant. A search of McGuffin yielded a black canister containing multiple suspected Fentanyl pills marked M-30.

Located in the living room where a large quantity of cash (over $23,000), a cellphone, a clear bag of suspected methamphetamine(over 2 grams), a small bag of suspected crystal meth, and a clear bag of suspected marijuana, pain medication—digital scales and other items located, indicating trafficking.

McGuffin's charges include:


Trafficking in a controlled substance1st offense (carfentanil or fentanyl derivatives).


Trafficking in a controlled substance 1st degree (methamphetamine).


Trafficking in marijuana 1st offense.


Tampering with physical evidence.

Additional charges and arrests are expected.

Deputy Nathan Barks led the investigation.

Butler County Sheriff Scottie Ward, Deputies Trey Flener, Talon Gary, Joe Alford, Kyle Simmons, K-9 Officer Willow were assisted by KSP and DEA officers.




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