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2 arrests made in Beckley prescription pill investigation

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Quantel Saunders and Damon Harris arrested for dealing drugs in Beckley Quantel Saunders and Damon Harris arrested for dealing drugs in Beckley
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  • Woman suffers minor injuries after car rolls on I-77 in Raleigh County

    Woman suffers minor injuries after car rolls on I-77 in Raleigh County

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:13 PM EDT2014-07-31 02:13:55 GMT
    Car rolled multiple times on I-77 North in Raleigh County.Car rolled multiple times on I-77 North in Raleigh County.
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    In Raleigh County, a woman is miraculously not seriously injured, after her car rolls over on I-77 around 6:30 Wednesday night.An eyewitness tells us the woman was driving in the left lane on the northbound side. She suddenly veered off the road, over corrected,then slammed into the side of a tractor trailer. The car rolled multiple times before coming to a stop on it's roof.The witness says two small dogs ran out of the car. Moments later, the woman crawled out and ran after one of the dogs....
  • UPDATE: Deputies release description of Fairlea robbery suspect

    UPDATE: Deputies release description of Fairlea robbery suspect

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:14:41 GMT
    A robbery at a video lottery parlor in Fairlea is under investigation by the Greenbrier County Sheriff's Office.  Now they are asking for anyone with information on the incident to call them with tips.
    A robbery at a video lottery parlor in Fairlea is under investigation by the Greenbrier County Sheriff's Office.  Now they are asking for anyone with information on the incident to call them with tips.
  • BREAKING: Deputies investigate shooting in Montcalm

    BREAKING: Deputies investigate shooting in Montcalm

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:14:06 GMT
    Deputies are on the scene of a shooting that happened at around 9:46 a.m. on Thursday, July 31, 2014.  The incident happened in the Methodist Hill area of Montcalm in Mercer County.
    Deputies are on the scene of a shooting that happened at around 9:46 a.m. on Thursday, July 31, 2014.  The incident happened in the Methodist Hill area of Montcalm in Mercer County.

The West Virginia State Police discovered thousands of dollars, dozens of pills and pounds of marijuana after searching a pair of homes in Beckley.

The Beckley-Raleigh County Drug and Violent Crime Unit teamed up with the State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation to conduct search warrants at two homes on Sunday.  Troopers had learned of suspected drug activity at 603 Scott Avenue and 114 Earle Street.

Troopers arrested Damon Harris, 22, and Quantel Saunders, 19, both of Beckley.  They were arrested on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver.  During the search law enforcement officers found 80 Oxycodone Pills, 20 pounds of Marijuana, two loaded guns and around $5,600 in cash.

Saunders and Harris were arraigned in Raleigh County Magistrate Court.  Saunders is being held in the Southern Regional Jail on $30,000 bond.