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Drug sweep leads to arrests in Martinsburg

October 24, 2012

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Police in Martinburg arrested 11 people Wednesday as a result of multiple drug investigations that targeted people who traffic narcotics, the Martinsburg Police Department announced.

Police said in a news release Wednesday afternoon that the following people were arrested;

  • Danny Lamony Redman, 34, no fixed address, was charged with two counts of delivery of crack cocaine.
  • Douglas William White, 22,  of 700 W. Burke St., Apt. 35, Martinsburg, was charged with delivery of marijuana.
  • Antoine Darnell Lane, 33, of 311 N. Queen St., Martinsburg, was charged with two counts of delivery of crack cocaine.
  • Joslyn Roper, 65, of 212 Winchester Ave., Apt. B, Martinsburg, was charged with delivery of marijuana.  
  • David Lee Ferguson, 59, of 735 Winchester Ave., Martinsburg, was charged with delivery of crack cocaine
  • Lois Jean Feltner, 47, of 501 N. Queen St., Martinsburg, was charged delivery of an imitation controlled substance.
  • Rickey McCombs, 58, of 409 W. Race St., Apt. 8, Martinsburg, was charged with delivery of heroin.
  • Wiley Hill, 50, of 820 E. Moler Ave., Martinsburg, was charged with delivery of heroin.
  • Damien Lee Hairston, 32, of 431 W. Martin St., Martinsburg, was charged with two counts of delivery of crack cocaine and single counts of delivery of heroin, possession with intent to deliver marijuana, possession with intent to deliver heroin and possession with intent to deliver ecstacy. 
  • Ronald Eugene Deaner, 48, of 624 High St., Martinsburg, was charged with delivery of marijuana.

An 11th person was arrested on six outstanding drug-related charges filed by the West Virginia State Police. 

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Justin Wallace Kackley, 23, 700 N. High St., Martinsburg, was charged with 3 counts of distribution of crack cocaine, and single counts of possession with intent to deliver crack cocaine, possession with intent to deliver heroin and possession with intent to deliver prescription medication.

Police said they used confidential informants to help make the arrests, which are part of an ongoing drug investigation within the city aimed at targeting drug dealers.

At Hairston’s residence in the 400 block of West Martin Street, police executed a search warrant in response to crack cocaine and heroin being sold there, police said.
 
The city’s Special Response Team was utilized to enter the home and officers found narcotics and Hairston, who was charged. 

Martinsburg Police said the State Police and U.S. Marshals Service and members of the Eastern Panhandle Drug and Violent Crime Task Force assisted with apprehending the individuals, who were arraigned Wednesday in Berkeley County Magistrate Court by magistrates Harry L. Snow and Joan V. Bragg.
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