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UPDATE: Names of 10 arrested in drug roundup released

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BECKLEY (WVVA) - Twelve people were targeted by authorities during a federal drug roundup in Raleigh County Tuesday.

Ten of 12 suspects facing a variety of drug charges were taken into custody. Authorities are still seeking two other individuals.

The charges stem from controlled prescription drug buys, except for one individual that was arrested on cocaine charges.

The roundup was a joint effort of the Beckley Police and Raleigh County Sheriff's Department and is part of an initiative with the U.S. Attorney's Office to combat the war on drugs.

Following is a list of those in custody:

  • SEAN LOCKETT, 41
  • BRIAN RUFFIN, 28
  • NARA RAY, 36
  • TONY BENNETT, 55
  • RONALD MASON, 34 (arrested on cocaine charge)
  • CHAD LOVELACE, 26
  • JEFFREY RHODES, 40
  • DAVID BRYANT, 44
  • ANTHONY LEFTWICH, no age given
  • BARETT SMITH, no age given
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