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Convicted drug dealer arrested again for dealing

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A Beckley native who has had a long history of dealing drugs in West Virginia is back behind bars.

David Hudson, 39, of Beckley was arrested on Monday at around 5 p.m. after being pulled over on Harper Road.  Investigators found 60 Oxymorphone pill with a street value of around $4,200 in the car at the time.  He was charged with Delivery of Oxycodone and Oxymorphone.  The arrest was the result of a two month investigation by the Beckley Police Department.

Hudson has a history of dealing drugs.  Officers told 59News that he had recently been released from federal prison following a nearly 10 year prison sentence and three years of supervised release.  He was convicted of selling cocaine in the Beckley area back in the early 90's.

Hudson is being held in the Southern Regional Jail.  His bond is set at $100,000.