UPDATE: Heroin and Cash Found in Huntington Home; Three Arrested

UPDATE 8/21/13 @ 10:15 p.m.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – Two men from Detroit, and one man from Huntington were arrested during a raid on a house in Huntington Wednesday morning.

The Huntington Police Department SWAT Team and Special Emphasis Unit and the FBI Violent Crime Drug Task Force went into the home in the 200 Block of 8th Avenue around 8 a.m.

Huntington Police say the bust is part of an ongoing investigation into "large scale heroin trafficking" from Detroit to Huntington.

Domenico Chianesi, 33, of Huntington, Bryant D. Taylor, 34, of Detroit and Darius J. Perry, 30, of Detroit, were arrested and charged with possession with intent to deliver heroin.

Police say they found 134 grams of heroin worth about $26,000, along with more than $10,000 cash during the raid.
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Police say the bust is part of an ongoing investigation into "large scale heroin trafficking" from Detroit to Huntington.

More arrests are expected.

Chief Skip Holbrook says that the bust is a result of information coming into the tip line, surveillance and "good old fashioned police-work."

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.



ORIGINAL STORY 8/21/13 1 p.m.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Charges are pending against three men following a drug bust Wednesday morning.

The Huntington Police Department SWAT Team and Special Emphasis Unit and the FBI Violent Crime Drug Task Force went into the home in the 200 Block of 8th Avenue around 8 a.m.

According to Chief Skip Holbrook two of the men are from Detroit and one is from the Huntington area.

Inside the home, officers found 100 grams of heroin and a significant amount of cash.

Chief Holbrook says that the bust is a result of information coming into the tip line, surveillance and "good old fashioned police-work."

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for updates about the arrests and pending charges.


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