WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) – Federal and local law enforcement agencies converged on several Warren neighborhoods Thursday morning.
Law enforcement confirms it’s part of an investigation in which they’re serving search warrants.
Warren police, agents with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and TAG are helping the FBI with the investigation.
No arrests are anticipated at this time.
Agents and officers were seen at a house near the intersection of Tod Avenue and Fifth Street and at another house on Greenfield Street.
It was a short distance away from the Jefferson Elementary Pre-K-8 building.
Earlier, as school buses were returning to Jefferson, drivers were told to hold students on the bus and not let them in the building. The students were released to classes prior to the start of the regular school day, according to school officials.
School officials issued the following statement about the incident:
Upon being notified of a police presence in the walking zone of Jefferson Pk-8 school around 8:30 a.m., the superintendent advised transportation to pick up the students as usual and to be prepared to keep them off site in the event the situation was not resolved prior to the start of the school day. Fortunately, the situation was resolved prior to the start of the regular school day and the day started as usualWARREN CITY SCHOOLS