CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Putnam County authorities have charged three men with drug felonies related to the manufacture of methamphetamine, said Sheriff Steve Deweese.
The arrests were made at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday by members of the Putnam County Sheriff's Department and Metropolitan Drug Enforcement Network Team.
The three were arrested without incident along Hurricane Creek Road and Coon Creek, Deweese said.
James McConihay, 23, of Charleston, was charged with conspiracy to commit a felony and possession of pseudoephedrine with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine, Deweese said. There was also a warrant for McConihay in Kanawha County for grand larceny, the sheriff said.
Joshua Robertson, 25, of Charleston, was charged with attempting to operate a clandestine drug lab and possession of pseudoephedrine in an altered state.
Elijah D. Terry, 25, of Hurricane was charged with attempting to operate a clandestine drug lab and possession of pseudoephedrine in an altered state.
All three men are being held in Western Regional Jail. Bond is set at $50,000 for McConihay, $200,000 for Robertson, and $100,000 for Terry.Other Cops and Courts HeadlinesState Supreme Court upholds murder convictions