Drug raid results in 3 arrests, more than 1,200 fentanyl stamps seized

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UPDATE (12/9/2020 1:23 p.m.):

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Three individuals have been arrested after drug raids in Clarksburg Wednesday.

According to a press release sent out by the Bridgeport Police Department, in the morning hours of Dec. 9, officers with the Greater Harrison County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, the Drug Enforcement Agency, the ATF, Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, Clarksburg Police Department and the Mountaineer Highway Interdiction Team executed search warrants at three different locations in Clarksburg.

During the execution of those search warrants, task force agents seized “approximately $10,079.00 in cash, 1,277 stamps of Fentanyl and 1 Smith & Wesson .40 Caliber firearm,” the release states.

As a result of the search, three individuals were “arrested on state charges” for distribution and possession with intent to deliver Fentanyl, according to the release.

Justin Garrett, Wayne Woods and William Aman

Justin Garrett, 30 of Clarksburg, is charged with three counts of felony distribution of Fentanyl, one count of felony distribution of Meth, one count of possession with the intent to deliver Fentanyl, one count of possession with the intent to deliver Meth and one count of conspiracy.

Wayne Woods, 20 of Aliquippia, Pa., is charged with one count of felony distribution of Fentanyl.

William Aman, 30 of Bridgeport, is charged with one count of felony distribution of fentanyl and one count of felony distribution of Meth.

In July, Garrett sold Fentanyl to a task force confidential informant, according to his criminal complaint. In October, Woods also sold Fentanyl to a CI, task force officers allege. In June 2018, Aman sold meth to a CI, court documents said.

All three are being held in the North Central Regional Jail. Garrett’s bail is set at $100,000. Woods, who is also known as “Beans Ozama” has his bail set at $25,000, while Aman’s bail is set at $200,000.


ORIGINAL STORY (12/9/2020 9:30 a.m.):

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — A law enforcement presence was seen on Clarksburg’s Despard Street on Wednesday morning.

At the scene, officers with the Clarksburg Police Department and deputies with the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department were seen searching a vehicle; shortly thereafter, a man was led out of a house in handcuffs.

The chief of the Clarksburg Police Department, Mark Kiddy stated that he was unable to release information at this time other than officers had served warrants in relation to the incident; however, he did say that the Greater Harrison Drug Task Force would have more information at a later time.

There is currently no word on any charges or number of arrests made in connection to this incident, and the scene has been cleared at this time.

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