Drugs

A Fayette County sheriff's deputy was on routine patrol over the last weekend of January in the Falls View area when the deputy conducted a stop on a vehicle for a traffic infraction. A subsequent search of the vehicle yielded a large quantity of heroin and methamphetamines, as well as a firearm. Two Charleston men were charged.

A recent traffic stop in Fayette County led to the arrest of two Kanawha County men on drug charges, according to Sheriff Mike Fridley.

A Fayette County sheriff's deputy was on routine patrol over the last weekend in January in the Falls View area when the deputy conducted a stop on a vehicle for a traffic infraction. A subsequent search of the vehicle yielded a large quantity of heroin and methamphetamines, as well as a firearm.

Scotty King and James Gravely, both of Charleston, were each charged with possession with intent to deliver narcotics, prohibited person in possession of firearms and conspiracy to commit a felony, according to a press release from Fridley. They are housed in Southern Regional Jail on $50,000 bond.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to contact the Fayette County Sheriff's Department at 304-574-3590 or through the Facebook page "Fayette County Sheriff's Department." Or, contact Crime Stoppers of West Virginia at 304-255-STOP.

The incident remains under investigation by the Fayette County Sheriff's Department.

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