Updated Thu, May 9, 2013 9:47 am
Five people were arrested Wednesday for drug trafficking and possession.
The arrests occurred after The Lawrence Drug Major Crimes Task Force and the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at a residence in South Point, OH.
Police arrested Asim McCoy and Jerome Yancey, both 32-years-old from Huntington, WV, along with Joseph Whaley, 22, of Ironton, OH, and South Point, OH residents Benjamin Willis, 32, and 28-year-old Amee Pyles.
Suspects were arrested on various charges from drug trafficking, drug possession, drug abuse and active warrants.
Police seized heroin, cocaine, digital scales, hypodermic syringes, drug paraphernalia, over $2,800 in cash, and two firearms and ammunition.
The narcotics seized are being sent to the Ohio BCI&I Crime Lab for analysis and exact weights.