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One Man Arrested, Six Others Cited For Narcotics In Fayette County

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OAK HILL, WV (WOAY) – A Fayette County man is in jail on a felony weapon charge. Sheriff Mike Fridley released the following information regarding this incident.

On Friday evening Deputies with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department executed search warrants at two residences at Shilo Mobile Home Court near Oak Hill. Investigators were attempting to locate potentially stolen firearms. A search of one of the two residences yeilded two hand guns.

The resident at this location, Demetran Devon Gray (40 of Oak Hill), was arrested for the felony offense of Prohibited Person In Possession of a Firearm. Gray has prior felony convictions which prevents him from owning or possessing firearms. Gray is also on Probation and Parole at this time. The Fayette County Probation Office has placed a hold on him as a result of this arrest. Gray was transported to the Southern Regional Jail to await arraignment. While at this location, Deputies issued citations to six individuals for Possession of Narcotics.

If you have any information regarding this incident, contact the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department at 304-574-3590, or through our Facebook page “Fayette County Sheriff’s Department,” or you can contact Crime Stoppers of West Virginia at 304-255-STOP. This incident remains under investigation by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department.



Tyler Barker

Tyler is the Chief Meteorologist & Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. You can find him weekdays at 5, 6, and 11 pm on WOAY-TV. Follow me on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email me at tbarker@woay.com


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