State Police Arrest Dozens on Drug Charges in Braxton County

BRAXTON COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- West Virginia State Police in Braxton County arrested dozens of people on drug charges.

Troopers were out all day Thursday serving more than 50 warrants.

State Police tell as of 3:30 p.m., 30-35 people have been arrested on a variety of charges, including delivery and possession of prescription drugs or narcotics.

A few people face charges relating to marijuana.

The arrests are a result of a year long investigation by the West Virginia State Police in Braxton County.

Police say with the number of accidental overdoses, the drug problem is a major concern.

Troopers are expecting to make additional arrests in the investigation.

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