BUCKHANNON — Fifteen people are behind bars and more arrests will be made as the Upshur County Sheriff’s Office, the Buckhannon Police Department and the Mountain Lake Narcotics Task Force continue their drug-related investigation.
Several law enforcement officers throughout Upshur County executed warrants Thursday, bringing 15 people with a total of 40 charges, according to a press release from the Upshur County Sheriff’s Office.
Officers confiscated two illegal firearms, 1,830 heroin/fentanyl marks, 10 grams of methamphetamine, $6,516 in foreign currency and three-quarters of a pound of illegal ginseng, according to reports.
“The street value of the drugs was approximately $36,000,” the release says. “There are still ongoing investigations in these departments that will lead to more drug arrests.”
Among those arrested on Thursday were:
Brittany Bevins, 27, who is being held on $25,000 cash bail at Tygarth Valley Regional Jail;
John Emerich, 61, who is being held on $25,000 cash bail at Tygarth Valley Regional Jail;
Richard Thomas Fogle III, 31, who is held in cash bonds totaling $100,000 in TVRJ;
Susan McDowell Lutz, 38, who is held cash in TVRJ bonds totaling $43,000;
Eric Wade McClure, 30, held on $25,000 cash bail at TVRJ;
Amy Lynn Milligan, 52, who is being held on $15,000 cash bail at TVRJ;
Emily Sierra Nolan, 28, who is being held for $25,000 at TVRJ;
Price Javon Patterson, 35, who is being held on $10,000 cash bail at TVRJ;
Marika Shantel Phillips, 25, who is being held on $5,000 cash bail or surety at TVRJ;
John V. Plivelich, 42, held on $15,000 cash bail at TVRJ;
Joseph M. Primovero, 44, held on $15,000 cash bail at TVRJ;
Jamie Andrew Radcliffe, 34, held on $25,000 cash bail at TVRJ;
William T. Wolfe, 38, being held on $30,000 cash bail at TVRJ.
Anthony Coleman Bryant and Kelly J. O’Dell were also arrested, officials said.