An investigation by the Central West Virginia Drug Task Force led officers to a home in Smithers on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. As a part of the investigation several controlled purchases of narcotics were made at the house. According to Fayette County Sheriff Mike Fridley, the drug sales put three children in danger.
George Brockman, Sr, 61, of Smithers, WV was arrested in the case. He is facing two counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance, three counts of Child Neglect Creating Risk of Injury and one felony count of Possession with Intent to Deliver Narcotics.
Brockman is being held in the Southern Regional Jail. His bond is set at $50,000.