Youngstown police report finding drugs during visit with parolee

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The suspect was on probation for aggravated robbery

Elijah Hatten, 23, is charged with drug possession as well as a parole violation in Youngstown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — Youngstown police and agents from the Adult Parole Authority reported finding drugs Thursday morning while visiting a man on parole for aggravated robbery.

Elijah Hatten, 23, of Wilson Avenue, was booked into the Mahoning County Jail on drug charges as well as a parole violation.

When officers got there about 10:35 a.m., they saw a scale fall out of an upstairs window, reports said. Once inside, authorities searched an upstairs bedroom and reported finding another scale, five doses of fentanyl and crack cocaine.

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