UPDATE: Four Arrested in Huntington Drug Bust

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE: 1/18/14 @ 9:30 p.m.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Four people were arrested following a raid on two different homes in Huntington on Saturday.

The residences were an apartment in the 300 block of 6th Avenue, and a house in the 300 block of Division Street.

Huntington Police and W.Va. State Police took part in the raids.

At the home on Division Street, police arrested and charged Emanuel Lewis Harris, 43, of Detroit with four counts of possession with intent to deliver.

According to the criminal complaint, Harris tried to flush about $25,000 worth of heroin and $5,500 worth of crack down the toilet during the raid.

During the search, officers say they also found $1,800 worth of powder cocaine, $1,500 worth of marijuana and $9,700 in cash.

Emanuel Harris was also found to have three federal indictments for drug charges.

At the apartment on 6th Avenue, Deandre Lamar Harris, 28, of Detroit was arrested.

According to the criminal complaint, he is accused of selling heroin and having a stolen gun. During the search, officers say they found 7,885 in cash in the soles of Harris' shoes.

He is being charged with conspiracy, possession with intent to deliver and illegally possessing a firearm.

They also say Deandre Harris is a convicted felon who was sentenced 2-10 years back in 2007 for malicious wounding.

Tamika Michelle Johnson, 21, of Huntington was also arrested at the apartment.

Investigators say she the girlfriend of Deandre Harris.

Johnson is charged with conspiracy. Troopers say she admitted knowing that Deandre Harris flushed heroin down the commode during the search and had previously sold heroin..

Another man, Marquis Louis was also arrested. No word yet what charges he is facing.

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ORIGINAL STORY 1/18/14 @ 6:30 p.m.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A major drug bust in Huntington has resulted in four arrests. Also, tens of thousands of dollars worth of drugs is now off the streets.

West Virginia State Police troopers say they worked along with Huntington Police in a more than year-long investigation.

When conducting a couple of search warrants early Saturday morning, police found $25,000 worth of heroin, $17,000 in cash and two stolen guns; one of which was from a retired officer who worked in Cabell County.

The warrants were executed at an apartment in the 300 block of 6th Avenue in Huntington. The other was at a house in the 300 block of Division Street.

Out of the four arrests made, three of them are from out of state (two from Detroit).

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