EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSTwo Facing Charges After Large Drug Bust In Huntington
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Reported by: Tiersa Davis
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Jul. 24, 2013 12:17 PM EDT
Updated: Jul. 24, 2013 12:56 PM EDT
Huntington , Cabell County , West Virginia
Huntington police said two people are facing charges after a investigation and a record drug bust that will put a dent in heroin distribution in the area.
Alvester L. Thomas, 34, of Detroit was charged with three counts of possession with the intent to deliver. Kristin M. Graley, 32, of Huntington was charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession with the intent to deliver.
The FBI Huntington Violent Crime Drug Task Force had been investigating drug trafficking between Detroit and Huntington, according to a news release from Huntington police.
On Monday, the officers searched a home in the 3000 block of Rear Third Avenue. Officers said they found more than 600 prescription pills, nearly 4 pounds of heroin, 2 pounds of marijuana, a gun and $18,000 in cash.
Huntington Police Chief Skip Holbrook said the record seizure of drugs and arrests will put a dent in the heroin distribution in the area. Police said more arrests are pending in the investigation.
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