Three Charged in Wayne County Drug Bust; Suspect Swallows Heroin

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

WAYNE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) – A man and woman were arrested Monday on drug charges, and another woman was taken to the hospital after she swallowed four bags of heroin, the Wayne County Sheriff's Department says.

Herbert Tilghman, 40, of Pennsylvania, was charged with delivery of a controlled substance and conspiracy.

Lisa Michelle Null, 38, of Wayne County, was charged with aiding and abetting of heroin.

Tilghman and Null were arrested at her home in the 5600 block of James River Road following an undercover drug buy, according to deputies.

Deputies say 24-year-old Tammy Sue Tiemann of Wayne County was transporting heroin when they pulled her over after leaving the home.

When deputies approach the car, Tiemann told them she swallowed four bags of heroin.

Tiemann was charged with conspiracy and taken to a local hospital.

Deputies say while no other drugs were found at Null's residence they did find various types of drug paraphernalia and needles.

Deputies were assisted by Kenova Police and West Virginia State Police.


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