$10,000 worth of drugs found in Princeton home, 1 man arrested

West Virginia

A man from Dayton, Ohio is facing several criminal charges after investigators find more than $10,000 worth of drugs inside of a Princeton home. 

Princeton Police, Mercer County Sheriff’s Deputies, Bluefield Police and members of the Southern Regional Drug and Violent Task Force executed a search warrant at a home on Athens Road in Princeton Tuesday evening. Officials said inside the home they found heroin and marijuana, totaling more than $10,000, and cash. They also said children were inside the home where the drugs were found. 

Jerontae Hunter, 28, was arrested and is facing several charges including possession with intent to deliver heroin and marijuana, and child endangerment. Investigators said Hunter had been a suspect in an ongoing narcotics investigation for several months now. He’s being held in the Southern Regional Jail on no bond. 

The investigation is still ongoing and more arrests are pending. 

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