WAYNE COUNTY, WVA — Sheriff Rick Thompson stated the Wayne County Sheriff Drug Enforcement Unit arrested Joshua Sleasman, of Dunlow, in the Prichard area last night after they located a large quantity of Crystal Methamphetamine.
Warrants are being filed for the driver.
Sheriff Thompson stated that Joshua Sleasman complained of being cold during a search of the vehicle. When members of the Wayne County Sheriff Drug Enforcement Unit told the suspect that his actions and body language led them to believe that he concealed drugs in his underwear he began sweating profusely.
Sheriff Thompson stated that the Wayne County Sheriff Drug Enforcement Unit located a baggie of Crystal Methamphetamine in the waistband of Joshua’s underwear.
Sheriff Thompson stated that Sleasman was arrested and charged with Conspiracy to Distribute 5 to 50 grams- Methamphetamine, Possession with Intent to Deliver, and Pseudoephedrine Altered.
Road patrol deputies and the Sheriff’s Department K9, Nitro, assisted on the stop. Nitro indicated on the vehicle.