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Drug Indictments and Names Released in Tazewell County

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Multiple indictments for drug charges were handed down and released by law enforcement during a Press Conference on Monday at the Richlands Police Department.

A Tazewell County Grand Jury initially handed down the indictments during a sitting on May 7, 2013.

In a press release handed out by the Commonwealth's Attorney for Tazewell County it said "these arrests and convictions are the result of a ten month collaborative investigation."

Another, roughly year long investigation by many departments lead to the arrest of people illegally selling synthetic marijuana. Of those arrested was the business owner of "Slackers" in Richlands and two employees.

The Tazewell County Narcotics Task Force are still searching for two individuals wanted on drug charges.

27-year-old Matthew Shane Crigger of Jewell Ridge, Virginia and 36-year-old David Junior Blankenship of Richlands, Virginia are the names of the suspects wanted.