Greenbrier County Man Arrested In Distributing Large Amounts Of Meth

GREENBRIER COUNTY, WV (WOAY)- A Greenbrier County man has been arrested for meth, a firearm, and other controlled substances.

On Tuesday, June 12, 2018, members of the West Virginia State Police, Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Department and the Greenbrier Valley Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, executed a search warrant on the residence of Johnnie Ray Keener, age 32, located on Russellville Road, Quinwood, Greenbrier County, West Virginia.

The search warrant was obtained by the Greenbrier Valley Drug and Violent Crime Task Force based upon information that Mr. Keener was involved in the distribution of large amounts of Methamphetamine in the Greenbrier County area.

Upon executing the search warrant, officers discovered that Mr. Keener was not present at the residence. A search of the residence by officers resulted in the seizure of approximately two (2) ounces of crystal Methamphetamine and one (1) firearm, along with other items related to the sale of controlled substances.

During the course of the search warrant, Mr. Keener was located by officers in the Rainelle area and subsequently arrested for the charge of possession with the intent to deliver a controlled substance-Methamphetamine.

Mr. Keener was arraigned by a Greenbrier County Magistrate and given a $50,000-dollar bond which was posted and he was released from custody pending further hearings.

The total street value of the crystal Methamphetamine which was seized from the residence of Mr. Keener during the search warrant is in excess of two-thousand ($2,000.00) dollars.

Additional charges may be forthcoming on Keener, as well as other individuals, stemming from this investigation.

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