UPDATE: Law enforcement is reporting during their criminal patrol they handed out 496 citations. On top of that, they confiscated over $6,000 in drugs. Relating to drugs, they seized $21,029 in cash and property.
They made two DUI arrests as it was also their goal was also to make sure their were no impaired drivers out on Interstate 64. Aside from those arrested, they also served 33 people with felony and misdemeanors.
This is believed to be the biggest patrol of it’s kind in our area.
Over 17 agencies participated in the largest criminal patrol in Southern West Virginia. Law enforcement conducted in a 24-hour patrol that began Friday (5/19) and wrapped up Saturday evening (5/20).
Agencies named it “64 on 64” and drove up and down Interstate 64 through Raleigh, Summers, and Greenbrier Counties. This patrol extended as far as the state line.
Deputies, officers and troopers worked together to find distracted drivers, intoxicated drivers, and those who may have been carrying drugs. They did make several big seizures during the search and handed out numerous citations.
They said this is believed to be the biggest search of it’s kind here in southern West Virginia.