Man arrested after selling meth to task force in Clarksburg

Crime

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — A man has been charged after members of the Greater Harrison County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force performed a controlled buy in Clarksburg.

Robert Maxwell

On Nov. 15, members of the Greater Harrison County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force used a confidential informant to perform a series of controlled buys from an individual in Clarksburg, according to a criminal complaint.

During the buy, the individual working with the task force purchased methamphetamine from Robert Maxwell, 42, of French Creek, for $200, task force members stated.

A test of the substance obtained resulted in a positive indication for methamphetamine, according to the complaint.

Maxwell has been charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance. He is being held in North Central Regional Jail on $5,000 bond.

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