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Correctional Officer Arrested During Drug Bust

By: JeremyEdwards Email
By: JeremyEdwards Email

FAYETTE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A correctional officer was arrested during a drug bust in Fayette County.

Deputies say James Butcher and Misty Goodwin were at a house in the Whispering Oaks subdivision in Fayetteville on Wednesday.

Butcher is employed as a correctional officer at the Federal Correction Institution in Beckley.

A search warrant was executed and deputies say they found a large amount of Roxycodone pills with a street value of between $3,000 and $4,000.

Deputies say Goodwin was getting the pills in Clay County and that Butcher and Goodwin would sell them in Fayetteville.

The are charged with possession of a controlled substance and conspiracy to commit a felony.


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