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Warrant Sweep Leads to 22 Arrests in Greenbrier County

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LEWISBURG -

Twenty-two people have been arrested on drug-related charges in Greenbrier County. The combined effort of the Greenbrier County Sheriffs Department, Lewisburg Ronceverte and Rainelle Police Departments and the U.S. Marshals on Tuesday and Wednesday has lead to the indictment of 22 individuals on 53 drug-related charges.

Many of the charges center on the delivery and distribution of Oxymorphone, commonly known as Opana. The ages of those arrested ranges from 18 to 58, and at least two of the individuals are facing charges of delivery of a controlled substance with 1,000 feet of a school.

According to the press release, additional warrants are pending on other individuals indicted.