Man Arrested on Felony Drug Charges in Fayette County

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A Fayette County man was arrested last night on multiple felony charges by the Central West Virginia Drug Task Force.

Sheriff Mike Fridley released the following information regarding this incident.

According to the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, officers with the Central West Virginia Drug Task Force conducted a controlled purchase of methamphetamine from a subject at the GoMart in Alloy yesterday evening.

Following this operation, these officers obtained a search warrant for the residence of the subject on C Street in Boomer.

The search warrant yielded a quantity of methamphetamine and cocaine, as well as a set of scales.

Also found in the residence was a sum of cash and a .32 caliber handgun.

The suspect, Elbyheine Bond, 45, Boomer, is a person who is prohibited from possessing a firearm due to previous drug convictions. The street value of the seized narcotics is estimated to be $10,000.

Bond was charged with the felony offenses of Possession with Intent to Deliver Drugs (2 counts), Delivery of a Controlled Substance (2 counts), and 1 count of a Prohibited Person in Possession of a Firearm.

His bond was set at $100,000 and was placed at the Southern Regional Jail.

Anyone having any information concerning this incident is urged to contact the Fayette County 911 Center at (304) 574-3590 or Crime Stoppers of West Virginia at (304) 255-7867.

This incident remains under investigation by the Central West Virginia Drug Task Force.

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