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Butcher pleaded guilty

Local - 1/27/2014 1:25 PM by Nadine Grimley
FAYETTEVILLE - A Raleigh County Correctional Officer accused of distributing prescription pills in Fayette County entered a guilty plea in circuit court Monday morning.

James Howard Butcher, 42, pleaded guilty to a delivery of a controlled substance charge.  Butcher was arrested after deputies executed a search warrant back in August at a residence in Fayetteville.  Sheriff Steve Kessler said deputies found more than $3,000 worth of the drug Roxycodone, more than $4,000 cash, and a large amount of firearms. 

Butcher faces one to 15 years in prison and a $25,000 fine at his sentencing scheduled for March 10, 2014.

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