Mount Union Students Arrested in Pot Sting

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ALLIANCE, Ohio — Several University of Mount Union students have been arrested for selling marijuana on campus.

The Wednesday bust followed a two-week investigation into drug sales on campus, during which multiple marijuana sales were made to confidential informants.

Alliance detectives first executed a search warrant in the room of Victor Schade, 18, in McCready Hall. They turned up marijuana packaged for sale, along with cash, loose marijuana and alcohol.

As they continued their investigation, police searched additional rooms in both McCready Hall and Cunningham Hall, along with one student’s car. They recovered additional packaged marijuana, pills, scales and packaging materials.

Schade was charged with trafficking in marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana and underage possession of alcohol.

Blake Miller, 18, and Johnathan Delapa, 18, both of McCready Hall, were also arrested on charges of trafficking, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.

Miller’s roommate, Travis Infield, 19, was arrested on a charge of complicity to marijuana trafficking.

Wyatt Grindley, 18, who lives in Cunningham Hall, was also taken into custody and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. He was taken to a local hospital after he became sick during police interviews. 

All five students will be arraigned in Alliance Municipal Court on Friday.