Tip Line Calls Lead to to Drug Raid at Huntington Home

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

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – Police say they raided a house in Huntington after their tip line received dozens of calls about suspicious activity at the house

Detectives with the Special Investigations Bureau and the HPD SWAT team combined forces during the drug raid. It happened at a house in the 200 block of Oakland Avenue on Friday.

Police arrested Kenneth Walker, 39, of Detroit and charged him with two counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. Six other people were detained for questioning.

Officers say they seized about 12 grams of heroin, 3 grams of marijuana, several prescription medications, a 40-caliber handgun and about $12,000 cash.

A 1999 Cadillac Coupe De Ville was also seized according to police.

The investigation continues and further arrests are possible.

Police credit the public's help, saying the HPD crime tip line received more than 30 calls about suspicious activity at the home.

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