Troopers find heroin, pills


Troopers stopped a 2016 Jeep Patriot, with West Virginia registration, for a marked lanes violation on U.S. 23 southbound in Scioto County at 11:04 p.m., on March 15. Criminal indicators were observed and a Patrol drug-sniffing canine alerted to the vehicle. A probable cause search revealed a magnetic box containing 26 grams of heroin and 101 Alprazolam pills. The contraband has a street value of $3,000. The driver, Lawrence E. Nelson, 44, of Huntington, W. Va., was incarcerated in the Scioto County Jail and charged with possession of heroin and trafficking in drugs, both second-degree felonies.


Troopers stopped a 2016 Jeep Patriot, with West Virginia registration, for a marked lanes violation on U.S. 23 southbound in Scioto County at 11:04 p.m., on March 15. Criminal indicators were observed and a Patrol drug-sniffing canine alerted to the vehicle. A probable cause search revealed a magnetic box containing 26 grams of heroin and 101 Alprazolam pills. The contraband has a street value of $3,000. The driver, Lawrence E. Nelson, 44, of Huntington, W. Va., was incarcerated in the Scioto County Jail and charged with possession of heroin and trafficking in drugs, both second-degree felonies.

Troopers stopped a 2016 Jeep Patriot, with West Virginia registration, for a marked lanes violation on U.S. 23 southbound in Scioto County at 11:04 p.m., on March 15. Criminal indicators were observed and a Patrol drug-sniffing canine alerted to the vehicle. A probable cause search revealed a magnetic box containing 26 grams of heroin and 101 Alprazolam pills. The contraband has a street value of $3,000. The driver, Lawrence E. Nelson, 44, of Huntington, W. Va., was incarcerated in the Scioto County Jail and charged with possession of heroin and trafficking in drugs, both second-degree felonies.
http://portsmouth-dailytimes.aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/28/2016/03/web1_10255428_1025086587585109_79519161939458313_n.jpgTroopers stopped a 2016 Jeep Patriot, with West Virginia registration, for a marked lanes violation on U.S. 23 southbound in Scioto County at 11:04 p.m., on March 15. Criminal indicators were observed and a Patrol drug-sniffing canine alerted to the vehicle. A probable cause search revealed a magnetic box containing 26 grams of heroin and 101 Alprazolam pills. The contraband has a street value of $3,000. The driver, Lawrence E. Nelson, 44, of Huntington, W. Va., was incarcerated in the Scioto County Jail and charged with possession of heroin and trafficking in drugs, both second-degree felonies.