Search warrant leads to drugs worth $35 K

Local - 3/24/2014 3:55 PM

BECKLEY - The court hearing for a Raleigh County man charged with ‘ntent to deliver a controlled substance has been continued.


38 year old Tyrone Douglas Amar was arrested following the execution of a search warrant at a residence on Shepard lane in the Midway community of Raleigh County on March 18t. The Beckley-Raleigh County Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force has been conducting investigations into multiple heroin overdoses in the area.


The search of this residence resulted in the discovery of 800 individually wrapped packages suspected to be heroin, more than one pound of marijuana, numerous firearms, as well as a large amount of cash. The packages totaled almost 90 grams with an approximate street value of $35,000. Amar is currently out of jail on $75,000 bond and his hearing has been continued to April 6th with Magistrate Tanner.


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