Southern Ohio Drug Task Force Arrested Two

Dickerson, Carl

Westmoreland, Robert Jr


March 28th, 2018


    Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini and Portsmouth Police Chief Robert Ware announce that two Portsmouth men have been arrested on drug charges.  During the nighttime hours of Tuesday, March 27, 2018, officers with the Portsmouth Police Department arrested 53 year old Robert Westmoreland of 11th Street Portsmouth, Oh. and 40 year old Carl R. Dickerson of 9th St. Portsmouth, Oh. on indictment warrants that had been issued for their arrests by the Scioto County Common Pleas Court after a case had been presented to a Scioto County Grand Jury by the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force and the Scioto County Prosecutor’s Office.

    Westmoreland and Dickerson were indicted on multiple felony counts of drug trafficking and drug possession.  

    Both were placed in the Scioto County Jail and are waiting to be arraigned in Scioto County Common Pleas Court.

    Sheriff Donini and Chief Ware request anyone wishing to leave drug information for the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force, should phone the Task Force tip line at
(740) 354-5656 or email  All information will be kept confidential and anonymous.

Sheriff Marty V. Donini