A man in West Virginia was charged for drug possession on Feb. 20 after he was found with a bag of marijuana and methamphetamine. The incident that led to the man receiving drug and other charges took place at a Sheetz store in Princeton. Deputies received a report about a man at the store who had a bag of marijuana in his pocket that was partially exposed.
Police in Panther, West Virginia, say that they were led on a brief car chase on Route 1/2 on Feb. 4. According to authorities, the driver of the vehicle was a 59-year-old man, and a 63-year-old man was a passenger in the vehicle. The passenger reportedly was in possession of prescription drugs although he did not have a prescription for them.
Officers in McDowell County have arrested two men they believe were selling drugs in the area. The arrest came after officers obtained and executed a search warrant. The men were arrested around 9 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 16, after police raided the property and found numerous illegal substances.
News outlets reported on Jan. 7 that West Virginia authorities have taken a father and son into custody for allegedly making terroristic threats to a judge and against public buildings and drug possession, respectively. The arrests were the result of unrelated investigations.
Four people were taken into custody after West Virginia police issued search warrants at multiple locations on Nov. 6. The arrests were the result of two police departments collaborating over a month-long investigation. The Ceredo Drug Unit and other authorities issued two warrants to three locations. Police also issued two summons to people unnamed on the warrants as well. The search and seizure operation was described as a huge success. Police expect to file more charges as a result.
A West Virginia resident is facing criminal charges after police executed a search warrant on an apartment on 6th Avenue in Huntington. The specific drug charges he is facing include felony delivery of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver.