Huntington Police Make Drug Arrests

Updated 4 years ago Edited from a Press Release
Huntington Police Make Drug Arrests

Following complaints of drug activity at 1400 Charleston Avenue, members  of the Huntington Police Department Special Emphasis Unit made two felony arrests there.The residence had been labeled as having a high volume of foot traffic including known drug users, drug dealers and prostitutes.

Special Emphasis Unit (SEU) members and Huntington Violent Crime Task Force officers  assisted West Virginia Parole Services which performed the initial "home check" due to an individual living there on parole.

Detectives accompanied them and  recovered a distribution amount of heroin, crack cocaine, and OxyContin from inside the residence. Several people were detained at the scene, and then released.

One individual was issued a citation for possession of a small amount of marijuana and released.

Two individuals were arrested: Joshua Howard, 39 of Huntington,  was arrested for one active felony and one active misdemeanor warrants; and Donald Cole, 43 of 1400 Charleston Avenue , was arrested for felony charge Possession with Intent to Deliver. West Virginia Parole Services will perform a follow-up investigation and revocation proceedings on Cole.

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