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Man Accused Of Selling Heroin In Mentor

David Johnson faces two charges of trafficking heroin

A Cleveland man is accused of selling heroin in Mentor on two different occasions.

David Johnson, 27, was arraigned on two charges of heroin trafficking and a count of possession of criminal tools Tuesday in Mentor Municipal Court.

The "criminal tools," in this case, refer to a cell phone, according to court documents.

Police saw Johnson selling heroin in the city on Nov. 7 and again Monday, Mentor Police Lt. Tom Powers said.

He was arrested after the second sale.

Judge John Trebets set Johnson's bond at $45,000, which was not posted.

Johnson's next preliminary hearing is scheduled for Nov. 19.

halle November 14, 2012 at 02:02 PM
Keep up the good work Mentor PD and keep this scum out of here!
joe fabeets November 14, 2012 at 02:46 PM
just wondering how you "SEE" someone selling heroin? Was he wearing a sign? Like "Johnson Smack Company"?? Seems like there has to be a bit more to how they caught him.
Connie Wasserbury November 14, 2012 at 04:46 PM
Unfortuantely, our cousin's son is holed up at that Value Place on Diamond Centre, and 2/3 of that hotel (especially the 3rd floor) is a heroin den. Very easy to purchase, the sales are outside the side door all day long and the dealers sometimes park and wait for customers in the last row of parking by Sam's Club. To think he actually went there to get "clean" but spends his time with the other addicts Scott, Todd, Eric, Chris and the "girlfriends" who bring it to the Petticoat, Oakhill Village in Willoughby etc.
Taylor Pesho November 14, 2012 at 05:28 PM
It shouldn't matter how they caught him, all that should matter is that they caught the low life scum bag drugie. Thank you MPD! Great job!
jay crinks November 14, 2012 at 08:25 PM
Connie how do u know all that lol
momof2littlemacks November 14, 2012 at 10:07 PM
Way to keep the community clean!
Angelica November 15, 2012 at 07:11 PM
What more can you tell me about this hotel and the addicts you listed?

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