• Scioto County Sheriff's Office

Two Arrested On Drug Charges After Drugs Seized

NEWS RELEASE

January 25th , 2022




Portsmouth Police Chief Debby Brewer and Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman announce that a Portsmouth resident along with a Dayton, Ohio man were arrested on drug charges after an investigation conducted by the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force.


At approximately 5:28 p.m. on January 24th , 2022, task force detectives assisted by Portsmouth Police Dept. SWAT executed a narcotic related search warrant at the residence of 47-year-old Kristina Creveling, located at 930 30th St. Portsmouth, Ohio.


Upon a search of the residence and property, detectives seized 410 grams of suspected crystal methamphetamine, 28 grams of suspected heroin, digital scales, sandwich baggies, $608 cash, and additional evidence of drug trafficking. Estimated street value of suspected drugs seized is $7,400.


Creveling was arrested and charged with Trafficking and Possession of Drugs, both felonies of the 1st degree and Trafficking and Possession of Drugs, both felonies of the 2nd degree.


Additionally, Pape Serigne Mbaye Sy Ndiaye of Dayton, Ohio was arrested and charged with Trafficking and Possession of Drugs, both felonies of the 1st degree and Trafficking and Possession of Drugs, both felonies of the 2nd degree.


Creveling and Serigne Mbaya Sy Ndiaye were placed in the Scioto County Jail and were to be

arraigned in Portsmouth Municipal Court on Tuesday, January 25th, 2022 at 9:00a.m.


The case will eventually be forwarded to the Scioto County Prosecutor's Office to be presented to a Scioto County Grand Jury for the consideration of additional felony charges.


Chief Brewer and Sheriff Thoroughman would like to thank the tactical medics from the Portsmouth Fire Department for their assistance with the warrant execution.


Chief Brewer and Sheriff Thoroughman request anyone wishing to leave drug information for the

Southern Ohio Drug Task Force, should phone the Task Force tip line at (740) 354-5656 or email

drugs@sciotocountysheriff.com. All information will be kept confidential and anonymous.