Ohio Attorney General David Yost, New Boston Police Chief Carl Compton, Scioto County
Sheriff David Thoroughman, Portsmouth Police Chief Debby Brewer, Scioto County Prosecutor
Shane Tieman, Pike County Prosecutor Michael Davis and Pike County Sheriff Tracy Evans
announce the arrest of a New Boston woman.
On 3/16/2023, Agents with the Southern Ohio Organized and Major Crimes Task Force, with
assistance from the New Boston Police Department, conducted a traffic stop on a white
Mitsubishi Galant in the 4000 block of Gallia Street in New Boston, Ohio. Multiple criminal
indicators were observed, and consent was obtained to search the vehicle. Upon a search of the
vehicle, Agents located approximately 236g of Methamphetamine, digital scales, $991 in cash
and misc. drug paraphernalia. The estimated street value of the Methamphetamine seized is
Agents later obtained consent to search the suspect’s residence. Agents located a small amount
of Methamphetamine and misc. drug paraphernalia from inside the suspect’s residence.
Arrested was Kimberly L. Wesley, age 42, of New Boston, Ohio. Ms. Wesley was charged with
Possession of Drugs-Schedule I or II, a felony of the 1st degree, and Trafficking in Drugs-
Schedule I or II, a felony of the 1st degree. Additional charges will be forwarded to the Scioto
County Prosecutor’s Office for consideration.
Anyone wishing to leave drug information for the Southern Ohio Organized and Major Crimes
Task Force, to phone the Task Force tip line at (740) 354-5656 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org. All information will be kept confidential and anonymous.