Youngstown PD: Suspects tried flushing evidence down toilet during raid

Police said loose crack cocaine was found on the bathroom sink, and other drugs were in the home

Left: James Muldrow, Center: Jordan Mountain, Right: Dashonti Baker

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – Police said two men began flushing evidence down the toilet during a raid at a Millet Avenue home on Wednesday night.

Officers with a warrant stopped a man, Jordan Mountain, who was driving away from the home. He was found with a glass pipe and a folded piece of paper containing crack, according to a police report.

Officers then went to the home, where police said Dashonti Baker and James Muldrow were seen through a window trying to flush items down the toilet.

They were ordered out of the home, and police found the bathroom floor was wet and several torn plastic baggies were on the floor. Police said loose crack was also found on the bathroom sink.

Police said a search of the home and of Baker and Muldrow found the following:

  • Tube containing two syringes and cannabis oil
  • Two digital scales with drug residue
  • One baggie of marijuana
  • One metal heroin press
  • Almost $3,000 in cash
  • Three boxes of ammo
  • Two tactical knives
  • One Diazepam pill
  • Two marijuana grinders

Baker, who police said lived in the home, was arrested and charged with tampering with evidence and possession of drugs.

Muldrow was also arrested and charged with possession of drugs and tampering with evidence, while Mountain was charged with possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia.