Police: Drug bust sends Youngstown man, woman to jail; 10 puppies found in basement

A child in the house was released to her aunt, and the puppies were turned over to Animal Charity

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – A Youngstown man and woman are in the Mahoning County Jail this morning facing multiple charges while their daughter stays with family.

Police arrested Dawan Williams, 31, at his Avondale Street home Monday and say he had fentanyl, cocaine and other opioids along with over $600. He’s charged with possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia.

Police also arrested Brittany Fitzgerald, 30, on an outstanding warrant.

The child, who was in the driveway with her mother during the bust, was released to a family member. A female pitbull and 10 puppies were found in the basement, and they were released to Animal Charity.

Williams is scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday.

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