Two people land in jail following drug charges

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Two land in jail on drug charges from a traffic stop in Fayette County.  Sheriff Mike Fridley released the following information regarding this incident.

A Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputy was conducting traffic enforcement last night in the Hico area on US Route 60. The Deputy executed a stop on a vehicle for a traffic infraction around 11:00 PM. A search of the vehicle located multiple individually packaged bags of methamphetamines, marijuana and a wax substance that will be sent off for identification, along with US Currency.

The suspects, who claim to have recently moved to the Oak Hill area, Matthew Boone (32) and Tara Keener (37) were arrested and charged with the felony offenses of Possession With Intent to Deliver Narcotics and Conspiracy to Commit a Felony.  They will now await court proceedings.

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 the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department.

Fayette County Sheriff’s Department disclaimer: All defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. A criminal complaint is nothing more than a document that merely alleges a criminal charge