CLERMONT COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
A. J. Rodenberg, Jr., Sheriff
"Leadership By Example"
Office (513) 732-7500
To: All Media
From: Sheriff A. J. Rodenberg
Clermont County Sheriff’s Office
Subject: Narcotics Unit Arrest Two on Felony Charges
Date: March 17, 2005
On March 16, 2005, members of the Clermont County Narcotics Unit and the Clermont County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at 2755 SR 132, Lot #171, Hilltop Estates Mobile Home Park, New Richmond, Ohio
The search warrant was a result of an investigation which identified this location as trafficking in crack cocaine where several drug purchases had been made. During the search, narcotics officers recovered a small amount of crack cocaine, hypodermic needles, other narcotics paraphernalia, and weapons. Agents reported no resistance or injuries as a result of this law enforcement action.
Two individuals were arrested and booked into the Clermont County Jail:
Phillip E. Hardin of 2755 St. Rt. 132 lot #171 (Hilltop Estates Mobile Home Park, New Richmond, Ohio 45157 charged with “Having a Weapon under Disability” (.22 caliber bolt action rifle). This charge is a Felony of the 4th degree. At the time of arrest Hardin was out of jail on bond for a 2004 drug indictment. Mr. Hardin is 40 years of age.
Alfonso Ingersol Jr., 617 Dana Avenue Apt. 7, Cincinnati , Ohio 45219 is charged with Trafficking in Cocaine, a felony of the 4th degree. Ingersol is also 40 years of age.
This case continues to be investigated with the possibility of additional charges at a later date.
The Clermont County Drug Unit is comprised of officers from the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office, Union and Miami Townships Police Departments and the City of Milford Police Department. Photographs may be obtained by contacted Mary Gregory at 732-7405