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The McDowell County Sheriff's Department is working to keep drugs out of communities.  At 9 a.m. on Wednesday, deputies rounded up suspected drug dealers that had warrants issued against them.

A total of seven arrests were made on Wednesday.  Here is a list of the suspected dealers and the charges.

Jerry Blackwell, 38, was charged with three counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance.  His bond was set at $75,000.

Christina Hagerman, 46, was charged with two counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance.  Her bond was set at $30,000.

Frederick Keen, 59, was charged with one count of Delivery of a Controlled Substance.  His bond was set at $25,000.

Preston Keen, 47, was charged with one count of Delivery of a Controlled Substance.  His bond was set at $25,000.

David Grose, 40, was charged with three counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance and one count of Conspiracy.  His bond was set at $80,000.

Benny Wilson, Jr., 25, was charged with one county of Delivery of a Controlled Substance and one count of Conspiracy.  His bond was set at $30,000.

Stuart Lee Baker, 36, was charged with Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance.  Baker had not been arraigned when deputies announced the drug sweep.

Sheriff Martin West said that more arrests were coming.  59News is following this story and will have more as it becomes available.