Fayette County Woman Arrested After Meth Found During Traffic Stop

FAYETTEVILLE– A Fayette County woman is in jail on narcotics charges following a traffic stop.

A Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputy was patrolling Gatewood Road, as directed by Sheriff Fridley,  after receiving complaints of criminal activity in the area.  A traffic stop was made near Cunard Road, for traffic infractions.

The driver of the vehicle was found to have a suspended driver’s license.  A passenger in the car,  Alisha Loeffler (26 of Fayetteville) was discovered with more than 20 assorted pill capsules, one of which tested positive for methamphetamines. Loeffler also possessed 20 clear baggies commonly used for the sale of narcotics.  Loeffler, after being searched by a female deputy, was found to have nearly $450 dollars concealed in her bra.

Loeffler was arrested and charged with the felony offense of Possession with the Intent To Deliver Narcotics.  She was unable to post the $75,000 bond set by the Fayette County Magistrate’s Office and was remanded to the Southern Regional Jail.

“Like the public, I am tired of the drug problems in our area,” said Sheriff Fridley.  “We are working the county using your tips and calls the best we can.  Please keep the information coming.”

If you have any information regarding this incident, contact the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department at 304-574-3590, or through our Facebook page “Fayette County Sheriff’s Department,” or you can contact Crime Stoppers of West Virginia at 304-255-STOP. This incident remains under investigation by Deputy C.M. Tomlin of the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department.

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