Traffic stop leads to drug arrest in Bluefield

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) – Traffic stop leads to drug arrest.

On March 7, 2020 at 2353 hours, Patrolman J.W. Lucas initiated a traffic stop on John Nash Boulevard. The following items were recovered:

5- grams of Methamphetamine
2.5- strips of Suboxone
1- Gabapentin
Numerous drug paraphernalia type items
$637.00 in US currency

Suspect(s) name(s) are not being released at this time.

Patrolman J.D. Hawks and his K-9 partner Gregor assisted on this case, as did Patrolman S.D. Copenhaver.

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