Springfield brothers accused of selling drugs near preschool

Two Springfield brothers have been accused of selling drugs from their home near a preschool.

Calvin White, 49, and Robert White, 46, were arrested by the Clark County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday at their home in the 1600 block of West Pleasant Street, said Chief Deputy Doyle Wright with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.

The home is about 900 feet from Clark Preschool on Jefferson Street, according to court records.

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Deputies alleged they found a box in the home that contained several individual baggies of what appeared to be heroin and crack cocaine while serving a search warrant, he said. Two loaded revolvers belonging to the brothers were also reportedly found in the home, Wright said.

The brothers were each charged with having weapons under disability, two counts of trafficking drugs and two counts of possession of drugs.

They pleaded not guilty in Clark County Municipal Court on Friday and their bonds were set at $20,000 each.

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A search warrant for the house was obtained after neighbors called in to report suspicious activity, Wright said.

“There was a lot of complaints from the neighbors of various vehicles coming and going at all hours of the day,” he said.

Nine people were in the home at the time of the arrests, he said, and deputies arrested three other people on outstanding warrants.

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office’s Drug Task Force was formed this year, Wright said, and was responsible for the investigation that led to the arrests.

“We take every complaint seriously,” he said.

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