Possession Charges Are Filed in Wetzel County

Ryan Richmond, 24, of New Martinsville, has been arrested and charged with alleged drug-related offenses, according to the Wetzel County Sheriff’s Office.

The sheriff’s office said they received a tip of the activity at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday.

Chief Deputy Rob Hayes and Deputy Mike Neff responded to a Wetzel County residence. There, they seized a “sizeable amount of suspected heroin and a small amount of methamphetamine,” as well as a small amount of cash.

Richmond was arrested and charged with possession with intent to deliver a Schedule I narcotic. He was then transported to the Northern Regional Jail.

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