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OAK HILL -- A Detroit man has been arrested on drug charges stemming from a drug task force investigation in Fayette County. Sheriff Steve W. Kessler released the following information regarding this incident.

On Sunday January 13th 2013, members of the Central WV Drug Task Force (CWVDTF) obtained a search warrant for a residence on Gatewood Road near Oak Hill based on their investigations. At about 8:30 p.m. this date, the search warrant was executed on this residence after first being secured by Deputies of the Fayette County Sheriff's Department.

After all of the subjects that were in the home were safely secured, a search of the home was conducted by members of the CWVDTF and the West Virginia State Police BCI. As a result of the search, a sales quantity of heroin was located, as well as a large sum of cash.

Michael C. Traver (age 26 of Detroit Michigan) was arrested on felony charges of Deliver of a Controlled Substance, Possession with the Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance, and Conspiracy to Commit a Felony. He was arraigned through the Fayette County Magistrate Court, and was remanded to the Southern Regional Jail in lieu of a $100,000.00 bond.

This incident remains under investigation by the Central West Virginia Drug Task Force.

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