UPDATE: More Arrests Made in Drug Roundup

Local - 11/11/2012 6:00 PM by Lauren Haviland
UPDATE (11/11):

Police cross one more person off their most recent drug roundup list after she's arrested for having two felony warrants in Raleigh County.

Brittany Hudson, 21, of Beckley, was arrested Sunday on two felony counts of Delivery of Marijuana.  Hudson was wanted by the Beckely Narcotics Unit and the US Marshal Fugitive Task Force in their most recent drug roundup.  Hudson is now in Southern Regional Jail.

Still wanted by police are Billy Biggs for Attempt to Obtain by Fraud, Darren Johnson for Nighttime Burglary,  Darnell Mitchell for Obstructing and James Thomas for Possession of Marijuana.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of these people, call Crimestoppers or Beckely Police at (304 256-1720.

UPDATE (11/10):

Police arrest another person on drug charges, after picking up ten in a roundup Friday. Two people were already in jail, which leaves police still looking for five more.

Randy Jennings and Norman Underwood were already in jail on unrelated charges. Earlier Saturday afternoon police arrested Jeffrey Williams for Possesion of Ooxycodone.

He's now in Southern Regional Jail.


ORIGINAL (11/9):

So far 10 out 18 people have been picked up during a felony drug warrant sweep in Raleigh County.

Friday the Beckley Police Department and the US Marshal's Service's Fugitive Task Force picked up men and women on Delivery of Oxycodone, Delivery of Cocaine, Attempt to Obtain by Fraud and other felony charges.

The warrants stem from several months of investigations conducted by the Beckley Police Departments Narcotics Unit.

"As the investigations wrap up we are able to close up those cases and get the people picked up and off the street and hopefully some relief in the communities where these people were dealing drugs," said Chief Tim Deems.

Stick with Newswatch as police continue their roundup.


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