Male Sentenced After 2023 Narcotics Investigation

On January 17, 2024, Jaryd Lee McClay age 34 of Cambridge, OH was sentenced in the Guernsey County Common Pleas Court by the Honorable Judge Daniel Padden. The sentencing stems from a narcotics investigation in 2023 conducted by the Investigations Division at the Guernsey County Sheriff’s Office with assistance from Homeland Security Investigations. McClay entered a guilty plea to one count of Trafficking in Drugs a 1st degree felony, two counts of Trafficking in Drugs both felonies of the 2nd degree, and one count of Weapons Under Disability a 3rd degree felony. McClay received a sentence of 10 years, 9 of which is mandatory plus an additional 18 months for violating his Post Release Control, for a total imprisonment of 11.5 years. The firearm and vehicle involved in these crimes have been forfeited to the Guernsey County Sheriff’s Office.