NEWTON FALLS, Ohio (WKBN0 – A man is in the Trumbull County Jail after Newton Falls police say they found a variety of drugs and a weapon inside a motel room.
Tyler Joseph Barr, 22, is facing felony charges of having weapons under disability and trafficking.
Police were called to the Budget Lodge on State Route 5 Tuesday night after someone reported seeing a man with a gun and drugs inside a room that had its door open.
When officers arrived, they say they found suspected marijuana, Xanax bars, and suspected methamphetamine along with a handgun.
“The Newton Falls Police Department over the past week has been very busy with various drug cases that we’ve been handling. We’re making that really a priority. Don’t bring your drugs to Newton Falls,” said Chief Gene Fixler.
Police say at the time of the incident, two other people, a man and a woman, were also present.
Fixler says charges are also pending test results from the lab against the man.