Charges filed for 3 arrested during Eaton investigation, bomb squad called

EATON — Charges for the three people arrested during a drug-related search warrant in Eaton have been filed.

Officers conducted a drug-related search warrant in the 300 block of North Street Tuesday morning. During the search, a possible pipe bomb was located.

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The Dayton Bomb Squad was called to the scene as a precaution, according to Eaton Police Chief Steven Hurd.

Dale Letner, Gilbert Contreras III and Mona Hyde were arrested and booked in the Preble County Jail on drug-related charges, according to Eaton Police.

Letner faces charges of unlawful possession of a dangerous ordinance, having weapons under disability, possession of drugs, possession of drug abuse instruments, cultivation of Marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.

Hyde faces charges of possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia.

Contreas faces drug paraphernalia charges.

Charges for Letner and Hyde were presented in front of a Grand Jury on July 5, Contreras was charged through Eaton Municipal Court, according to Eaton police.

During their search, officers also located multiple drugs, drug paraphernalia and guns.

The incident remains under investigation.

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