Drug bust in Raleigh County puts nearly a dozen in jail

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BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — A drug bust in Raleigh County where 19 warrants have been issued has been updated, with 10 people being arrested.

Raleigh County Prosecuting Attorney says all 10 people were arrested for either Possession with Intent to Deliver fentanyl, or Delivery of a Controlled Substance. The names of those arrested in this bust are listed below:

  • Michael Wallace – Two counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance
  • Linda Lusk – Two counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance
  • John Blankenship – Two counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance
  • Stephen Hunt – Three counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance
  • Matthew Bragg – Three Counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance
  • Brandon Morris – Delivery of a Controlled Substance
  • Brian Nowajewski – Three Counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance
  • Jerry Cook – 2 counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance
  • Carlos Blevins – Possession with Intent
  • Bobbie Williams – 2 counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance

The bust was a joint effort by the West Virginia State Police, Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office, Beckley Police Department, FBI, and the Department of Natural Resources. Agencies involved are still looking to arrest seven more people in connection with this bust.

Stick with 59News as we continue to provide updates on the situation.

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