18 targeted in Raleigh County drug sweep - WVVA TV Bluefield Beckley WV News, Weather and Sports

18 targeted in Raleigh County drug sweep

Posted:
  • More Local NewsMore Local NewsMore>>

  • Rep. Griffith wants 2015 Obamacare rates released before midterms

    Rep. Griffith wants 2015 Obamacare rates released before midterms

    NEWS RELEASE: – Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement on the failure of Obama Administration...More >>
    NEWS RELEASE: – Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) issued the following statement on the failure of Obama Administration...More >>
  • TCPS seeks input on School Board Budget

    TCPS seeks input on School Board Budget

    Tazewell County Public Schools and the Tazewell County School Board seek budget input regarding the 2015-2016 School Board Budget. This year, the district will offer a chance for employees, students, and community members, two different areas in which to give suggestions on ideas for the next budget. The first is on the district website, on the main page there is a link that will prompt the question for suggestions for items to be considered for the budget. This is anonymous and will be submi...More >>
    Tazewell County Public Schools and the Tazewell County School Board seek budget input regarding the 2015-2016 School Board Budget. This year, the district will offer a chance for employees, students, and community members, two different areas in which to give suggestions on ideas for the next budget. The first is on the district website, on the main page there is a link that will prompt the question for suggestions for items to be considered for the budget. This is anonymous and will be submi...More >>
  • ‘Spooktacular' event happening at Concord Halloween night

    ‘Spooktacular' event happening at Concord Halloween night

    ATHENS, W.Va. – Concord University will be hosting “Spooktacular” which consists of a concert, costume contest and a haunted hall at 8 p.m. in the Main Auditorium of the Fine Arts Center on Friday, Oct 31.David Ball, assistant music professor at Concord University and the coordinator of the “Spooktacular” event, said, “The haunted hall has been a fundraiser by the [Concord] students for many years, but this is the first time we've had a concert in collaboration with the event.”Ball said, “Th...More >>
    ATHENS, W.Va. – Concord University will be hosting “Spooktacular” which consists of a concert, costume contest and a haunted hall at 8 p.m. in the Main Auditorium of the Fine Arts Center on Friday, Oct 31.David Ball, assistant music professor at Concord University and the coordinator of the “Spooktacular” event, said, “The haunted hall has been a fundraiser by the [Concord] students for many years, but this is the first time we've had a concert in collaboration with the event.”Ball said, “Th...More >>

BECKLEY (WVVA) - A drug roundup in Raleigh County has netted 10 arrests, with police seeking eight more.

The Beckley Police Department conducted the sweep along with assistance from the US Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force.

The warrants are the results of several months of investigations conducted by the Beckley PD Narcotics Unit.

Among the arrested are:

  • Nicholas Shannon Brehm, 39, of Beckley - charged with delivery of oxycodone
  • Clennel Cobb, 41, of Beckley - charged with delivery of cocaine
  • Sherry Collins, 46, of Beaver - charged with delivery of oxycodone
  • Athena Grizzle, 27, of Beckley - charged with delivery of oxycodone, 2 counts
  • Brandon Corey Mays, 19, of Beckley - charged with delivery of marijuana
  • Joey Norkevitz, 47, of Mount Hope - charged with possession of oxycodone
  • Erica Polk, 31, of Sophia - charged with possession of oxycodone
  • Patricia Wright, 55, of Beckley - charged with delivery of oxycodone
  • Malique Medley, 19, of Beckley - charged with wanton endangerment
  • Timmie Ann Bragg, 47, of Beckley - charged with petit larceny

Eight individuals remain at large. They are:

  • Billy Biggs, 50, of Beckley - charged with attempt to obtain by fraud
  • Brittany Hudson, 21, of Beckley - charged with delivery of marijuana, 2 counts
  • Randy Jennings, 29, of Beckley - charged with delivery of oxycodone
  • James Thomas, 25, of Beckley - charged with possession of marijuana
  • Norman Underwood, 51, of Dry Branch - charged with attempt to obtain by fraud
  • Jeffrey Williams, 33, of Beckley - charged with possession of oxycodone
  • Darnell Mitchell, 25, of Beckley - charged with obstructing
  • Darren Johnson, 41, of Beckley - charged with nighttime burglary

Anyone currently sought by police can turn themselves in at the Beckley Police Department.

According to Police Chief Tim Deems, many of these drug investigations start from information received from the public. Anyone with information about illegal drug activity is urged to contact the Beckley PD at 304-256-1710.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WVVA.
All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Audrey Sluss at (304) 324-0659. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.