This morning, the Central Regional Drug Task Force, West Virginia State Police, Fayette County Sheriff's Department, Nicolas County Sheriff's Department, Oak Hill Police Department, Mount Hope Police Department, and the U.S. Marshal's Service executed a drug round-up in the Plateau District of Fayette County.
This follows a six-month investigation in and around the Mount Hope and Oak Hill communities of Fayette County.
Arrest warrants were given for 27 people on various charges, including Delivery of Controlled Substances and conspiracy to commit a felony.
Illegal drug sales ranged from cocaine and marijuana to prescription medications.
All but five of the 27 have been arrested. The remaining are:
West Virginia State Police would like this to serve as a lesson to those involved in the sale or trafficking of illegal substances - that they will be caught and arrested.