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Police: 3 arrested in Beckley drug and firearm bust

Lashawn Walters Lashawn Walters
Kenny Walters Kenny Walters

BECKLEY, W. Va (WVVA)-- Beckley police arrested three men on a search warrant Wednesday around 3 PM, according to Detective Gant Montgomery.

It happened at 115 Mason Street in Beckley. The police team seized about 113 grams of crack cocaine worth about $5000 and around 30 oxycodone pills worth about $600 total, along with seven guns and three assault rifles from the home.

The three suspects, Lashawn Walters, Kenny Walters, and Leoundus Whittenberg are now being held at Southern Regional Jail. 

The Walters brothers are charged with being convicted felons in possession of firearms, and Whittenberg is charged with possession with intent to deliver cocaine and oxycodone, said Montgomery.

Police told WVVA they have been investigating that home for months.


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