Drug task force arrests two for allegedly dealing drugs

[image] Kenna Bass

The Fayette County Sheriff's Office worked with the Central West Virginia Drug Task Force and State Police to make a pair of arrests on Friday.

Kenna Sue Bass, 36, Robson and Andre Lamarian Riley, 51, of Detroit, Mich. were arrested on a variety of drug related charges.   They are accused of selling prescription pills from a home in Scarbro.  Law enforcement officers searched the home on Cardinal Lane on Thursday.  They found prescription pills, including Roxycodone and Xanax, and several thousand dollars in cash.  The money included marked bills used by officers with the drug task force to buy pills earlier in the day.

Bass faces charges of Delivery of a Controlled Substance, Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver and Conspiracy to Commit a Felony.  Riley also faces charges of Delivery of a Controlled Substance and Conspiracy to Commit a Felony.  In addition to those charges, he is accused of Transportation of Controlled Substances into the State.  Bass and Riley are being held in the Southern Regional Jail.  Their bond was set at $120,000 each.

The investigation into the crimes is still open, according to Sheriff Steve Kessler.  Anyone who has information about drug trafficking in Fayette County is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at 304-574-4216 or CrimeStoppers at 304-255-7867. Tips can also be submitted to the Crime Tips section of the Fayette County Sheriff's Office web site or to the Fayette County Sheriff's Office Facebook page.


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