Sheriff Rick Thompson stated that a major drug dealer was arrested late last night after a search warrant was executed in the Rt 75 area.
Sheriff Thompson stated that the search warrant stemmed from a lengthy investigation by the Wayne County Sheriff Drug Enforcement Unit. Approximately 452 grams of Crystal Methamphetamine was seized from the residence along with 9 grams of Heroin. More than $24,000 in cash was also seized.
Joshua May and his girlfriend Jillian Merritt were arrested and each charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver- Heroin, Possession with Intent to Deliver- Methamphetamine, Conspiracy to Distribute 50 grams or more- Methamphetamine, Conspiracy to Distribute Heroin, and Pseudoephedrine Altered.
Violent Crime and Drug Task Force West and the Kenova Police Department assisted in executing the search warrant.