Heroin Bust in Ravenswood, W.Va.

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

RAVENSWOOD, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A man is under arrest after police discovered a large amount of heroin with him.

Ravenswood Police tell WSAZ.com, they got a tip from the Syracuse Police Department in Ohio that Josh Caruthers, 22, was traveling toward Ravenswood with a large amount of drugs.

Ravenswood Police stopped the car just after 8 p.m. in an apartment complex, and called for the K-9 unit, which officers say confirmed their suspicions.

Police searched the car and say a teenager tried to hide the drugs on her. Officers later uncovered a bag with 42 grams worth of heroin. On the street that's $8,400, according to police. Officers say the also found marijuana, pills, and needles.

Caruthers was arrested and charged with possession with intent to deliver. Police say federal charges are pending.

Ravenswood Police, Syracuse Police, and Racine Police all helped in the bust.

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