Five-month drug investigation ends in three arrests
Three people are now behind bars on drugs charges following the execution of a search warrant.
According to the Huntington Police Department, this was the conclusion of a five-month investigation by the Huntington Violent Crime and Drug Task Force.
Officers say the arrests were made after they found several people in a bedroom of a home at 1309 Rear Monroe Avenue with a half-ounce of cocaine and digital scales.
Approximately 24 grams of suspected fentanyl was also seized from the home.
The following people were arrested:
- Derrick Elonta Johnson, aka "Rick," 32, of Detroit. Johnson was charged with two counts of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to deliver a controlled substance.
- Machiesty Ann Prince, aka "Cheesy," 39, of Salt Rock, West Virginia. Prince was charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to deliver a controlled substance (cocaine).
- Paulette Clark, 46, of Huntington, was arrested on two misdemeanor city warrants.
Police say the landlord was notified and more arrests are pending in the investigation.
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