Marijuana, guns, and cash found during search warrant; one arrested


One woman is under arrest after deputies say they found 12 pounds of pot while executing a search warrant.

Lori Ann Grooms, 36, of Minford, Ohio was arrested and charged with felony possession of marijuana Wednesday afternoon. Grooms is currently being held in Scioto County jail.

The Scioto County Sheriff and Portsmouth Police teamed up with the Scioto County Drug Task Force and the FADE Task Force to investigate. While executing a search warrant at a Portsmouth home, investigators say they found the marijuana, along with firearms, and cash.

Officers seized around 12 pounds of marijuana, five firearms, $3400, a 2018 Harley Davidson motorcycle, and a Honda Rancher ATV.

The case is still being investigated and more arrests are expected.

By: Jessica Umbarger, ABC 6