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Men accused of selling drugs near Elyria High School


Jodi Weinberger

The Chronicle-Telegram

ELYRIA – Police arrested two people in connection with selling cocaine and fentanyl after numerous complaints from the community about the home at 427 West Avenue.

Steven Gilbert, 29, of Kaiser Court, was arrested and charged with tampering with evidence, trafficking in fentanyl near Elyria High School, trafficking in cocaine near Elyria High School, possession of fentanyl, possession of cocaine, drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.

Nicholas Cabot, 50, of West Ave., was charged with permitting drug abuse and drug paraphernalia.

Lt. William Pelko said the police department received several calls about suspicious activity and drug activity coming from the house.

Narcotics detectives searched the house and Cabot and Gilbert were arrested.

Contact Jodi Weinberger at 329-7245 or

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