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UPDATE: 6th Person Arrested On Drug Charges in Harrison County

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Amber Beech Amber Beech
Jacob Samuel Elwell Jacob Samuel Elwell
Amanda Finch Amanda Finch
Justin Carpenter Justin Carpenter

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The Harrison County Sheriff's Department has arrested another man on drug charges following the arrest of five others.

Its Street Crimes and Drug Unit arrested Justin B. Carpenter, 30 of Clarksburg, on Wednesday at his place of employment in Bridgeport.

At the time of Carpenter's arrest, he had 185 stamps of heroin on him, estimated to be $3,700 in street value. He also had approximately $1,000 in cash, according to the sheriff's department.

The arrest stemmed from a buy made by an undercover agent last June, according to the sheriff's department.

Carpenter is charged with delivery of heroin, conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance, and possession with intent to deliver.

He's in the North Central Regional Jail with bail set at $75,000.

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The Harrison County Sheriff's Department arrested five people on drug charges on Tuesday night.

Harrison County Sheriff Albert Marano said it charged Jacob Samuel Elwell, 21, of the East View area of Clarksburg, with two counts of delivery of heroin, one count of conspiracy to deliver heroin, and one count of delivery of a controlled substance, hydrocodone. Elwell's bail is set at $100,000. He is currently in the North Central Regional Jail.

Emily Danielle Floyd, 23, also of the East View area of Clarksburg, is charged with one count of delivery of heroin and one count of conspiracy to deliver heroin. Floyd was taken to the North Central Regional Jail.  Her bail is set at $50,000.

Jolea Brooke Rhodes, 24, of Stonewood is charged with two counts of delivery of heroin and one count of conspiracy to deliver heroin. She was taken to the North Central Regional Jail, bail is set at $15,000.

Amber Beech, 25, of Bridgeport is charged with three counts of delivery of a controlled substance, subutex. Beech was already in the North Central Regional Jail on a probation violation charge, Marano said.

Amanda J. Finch, 29, of Meadowbrook, is charged with one count of delivery of heroin. Finch is still awaiting arraignment, bail is not yet set.

Marano said the arrests are the result of an undercover investigation that started in February of this year. Additional charges are pending.