EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSMeigs Sheriff's Department Make Largest Heroin Bust In County History
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Reported by: Katelyn Sykes
Web Producer: Katelyn Sykes
Reported: Aug. 5, 2013 4:13 AM EDT
Updated: Aug. 5, 2013 1:15 PM EDT
Middleport , Meigs County , Ohio
The Meigs County Sheriff's Department makes the largest heroin bust known to date in Meigs County, Sunday.
Andrew "Luke" Barstow, 23, of Pomeroy and Anthony R. Wervey, 23, of Middleport are both charged with aggravated possession of a controlled substance.
According to a news release from Meigs County Sheriff Keith O. Wood, deputies found the two men along with Barstow's two year old son in a vehicle at a gas station in Middleport. After a search of the vehicle, deputies found 7.5 grams of black tar heroin along with syringes and several suboxen pills. Deputies also searched the residence where both men were staying and found more heroin, as well as a white powdery substance believed to be cocaine and additional syringes.
Deputies said the street value of the heroin is around $4,500.
Other charges are pending.
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