Two remain on the run in Fayette County drug sweep

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1 p.m. June 12, 2017 UPDATE:

Over the weekend, law enforcement officers picked up another suspect wanted in a drug sweep in Fayette County.  On Sunday, June 11, 2017 Jessica Dawn Ennis was arrested in Kanawha County on the charges filed in Fayette County.  She is being held in the South Central Regional Jail on a $25,000 cash only bond.

That just leaves two suspects still on the run.

Nicholas Luane Coping of MontgomeryOne count of Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance
Trisha Mae Hancock of Oak HillThree counts of Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance
Brandon Shane Corner of Oak HillOne count of Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance
Jessica Dawn Ennis of Meadow BridgeOne count of Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance

Anyone with information on the locations of these people is asked to contact the Fayette County 911 Center at 304-574-3590 or CrimeStoppers of West Virginia at 304-255-STOP (7867).  Tips can also be submitted at the CrimeStoppers web site or by using the P3 Tips app on your phone or mobile device.


3:15 p.m. June 6, 2017 UPDATE:

Deputies in Fayette County make another arrest in a drug trafficking investigation.  Brandon Shane Comer, 28, of Oak Hill was arrested on Tuesday and charged with Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance.  He is being held in the Southern Regional Jail on a $25,000 bond.  The search continues for the three remaining suspects.


10:45 a.m. June 6, 2017 UPDATE:

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Department has announced the arrests of two more people wanted in a drug trafficking investigation.  Paul Anthony Petry was arrested in Montgomery on Monday.   He is charged with three counts of Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance.  He was arraigned in Kanawha County and is being held in the South Central Regional Jail on a $50,000 bond.

They have also arrested Christian Isaacs of Hico.  He is charged with one count of Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance.  He was arraigned in Fayette County and released on a $25,000 bond.  The search continues for four other suspected in the investigation.

Nicholas Luane Coping of MontgomeryOne count of Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance
Trisha Mae Hancock of Oak HillThree counts of Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance
Brandon Shane Corner of Oak HillOne count of Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance
Jessica Dawn Ennis of Meadow BridgeOne count of Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance

Anyone with information on the locations of these people is asked to contact the Fayette County 911 Center at 304-574-3590 or CrimeStoppers of West Virginia at 304-255-STOP (7867).  Tips can also be submitted at the CrimeStoppers web site or by using the P3 Tips app on your phone or mobile device.


ORIGINAL STORY: Efforts by law enforcement agencies across Fayette County have lead to the arrest of eight people, and the search continues for six more.  The Central West Virginia Drug Task Force was able to get warrants for the arrest of 13 people on drug trafficking charges.  Starting on June 1, 2017 they began rounding up the suspects, with the assistance of the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department and the Oak Hill Police Department.

As of Monday, June 5, seven arrests were made, along with an unconnected arrest of one man wanted for domestic battery.  The suspects and charges are listed below:

Billy Dale Jackson, Jr. of Gauley BridgeTwo counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance
Trey Lamar Dixon of Oak HillTwo counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance
Timothy Shane Cavalier of SmithersTwo counts of Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance
Patrick W Settle of FayettevilleTwo counts of Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance
Danielle Humphrey of RainelleOne count of Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance
Sara Pennington of MindenFive counts of Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance
Aaron Daniel Fortner of HilltopTwo counts of Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance
Robert LemasterDomestic Battery

There are six other suspects wanted in connection with the investigations into drug trafficking. Those people are listed below:

Paul Anthony Petry of MontgomeryTwo counts of Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance
Nicholas Luane Coping of MontgomeryOne count of Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance
Trisha Mae Hancock of Oak HillThree counts of Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance
Brandon Shane Corner of Oak HillOne count of Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance
Christian A Isaacs of HicoOne count of Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance
Jessica Dawn Ennis of Meadow BridgeOne count of Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance

“Investigators from the Central West Virginia Drug Task Force have been diligently working to take drugs off the streets, but we need help from the public,” said Fayette County Prosecuting Attorney Larry Harrah.  “All tips of drug trafficking will be investigated.”

Anyone with information on the locations of these people is asked to contact the Fayette County 911 Center at 304-574-3590 or CrimeStoppers of West Virginia at 304-255-STOP (7867).  Tips can also be submitted at the CrimeStoppers web site or by using the P3 Tips app on your phone or mobile device.

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