12,000 Doses Of Heroin Seized At A Home In Raleigh County

Posted on May 7, 2019 by Tyler Barker

RHODELL, WV (WOAY) - One person is in jail after deputies seized approximately 168,000 dollars worth of heroin in Raleigh County.

The Beckley/Raleigh County Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force assisted by the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office Special Response Team and the K-9 Unit executed a search warrant at 5048 Coal City Road in Rhodell. The search warrant was a result of an ongoing drug investigation.

During the search warrant, 2.6 pounds of heroin was seized that is equal to 12,000 doses with a value of $168,000.00. Also seized were 3 guns and $4,217.00 in currency.

This seizure will disrupt the heroin trade in Rhodell, Coal City, Josephine, Ghent, Flat Top, and surrounding areas.

This seizure was a cooperative effort and we would like to thank all agencies involved.

Berry Allen Lilly was arrested during the incident and charged with possession with intent to deliver.

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12,000 Doses Of Heroin Seized At A Home In Raleigh County

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RHODELL, WV (WOAY) – One person is in jail after deputies seized approximately 168,000 dollars worth of heroin in Raleigh County.

The Beckley/Raleigh County Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force assisted by the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office Special Response Team and the K-9 Unit executed a search warrant at 5048 Coal City Road in Rhodell. The search warrant was a result of an ongoing drug investigation.

During the search warrant, 2.6 pounds of heroin was seized that is equal to 12,000 doses with a value of $168,000.00. Also seized were 3 guns and $4,217.00 in currency.

This seizure will disrupt the heroin trade in Rhodell, Coal City, Josephine, Ghent, Flat Top, and surrounding areas.

This seizure was a cooperative effort and we would like to thank all agencies involved.

Berry Allen Lilly was arrested during the incident and charged with possession with intent to deliver.



Tyler Barker

Tyler Barker is currently the Interim News Director and Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. I was promoted to this job in Mid-November. I still will fill in on weather from time to time. Follow me on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email me at tbarker@woay.com


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