Princeton PD make drug bust on High Street - WVVA TV Bluefield Beckley WV News, Weather and Sports

Princeton PD make drug bust on High Street

Posted:
Photo by Kristen Conner Photo by Kristen Conner
Photo by Kristen Conner Photo by Kristen Conner
  • More Local NewsMore Local NewsMore>>

  • Man wanted in armed robbery of convenience store

    Man wanted in armed robbery of convenience store

    PINEY VIEW (WVVA) - The Raleigh County Sheriff's Office is seeking a man who allegedly robbed a convenience store at knife point.Around 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, a male wearing a black hoodie and camouflage...More >>
    PINEY VIEW (WVVA) - The Raleigh County Sheriff's Office is seeking a man who allegedly robbed a convenience store at knife point.Around 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, a male wearing a black hoodie and camouflage...More >>
  • Concord University chooses Boggess for president

    Concord University chooses Boggess for president

    ATHENS, W.Va. – The Concord University Board of Governors (BOG) has selected Dr. Kendra Boggess as the University’s 12th president, contingent upon approval by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (Commission)...More >>
    ATHENS, W.Va. – The Concord University Board of Governors (BOG) has selected Dr. Kendra Boggess as the University’s 12th president, contingent upon approval by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (Commission)...More >>
  • EXCLUSIVE: Business vandalized by ten and 12 year-old

    EXCLUSIVE: Business vandalized by ten and 12 year-old

    BLUEFIELD (WVVA) - Staff at Medical Massage and Therapy in downtown Bluefield, WV were stunned to learn two juveniles are the alleged culprits behind the extreme vandalism to their building.“I'm just shocked... Just can't believe it," owner Dana Deskins told WVVA.The ten and 12-year-old boys are charged with breaking and entering and two felony charges of destruction of property.The owners say the boys first tried to set fire to the building on the night of Sunday, April 13th."It could have b...More >>
    BLUEFIELD (WVVA) - Staff at Medical Massage and Therapy in downtown Bluefield, WV were stunned to learn two juveniles are the alleged culprits behind the extreme vandalism to their building.“I'm just shocked... Just can't believe it," owner Dana Deskins told WVVA.The ten and 12-year-old boys are charged with breaking and entering and two felony charges of destruction of property.The owners say the boys first tried to set fire to the building on the night of Sunday, April 13th."It could have b...More >>

UPDATE: 

PRINCETON, W. Va (WVVA)-- Police tell WVVA they expect to charge 31-year-old Alfonso Washington, Jr. with possession with intent to deliver marijuana sometime Tuesday evening.

Police and parole officers arrested Washington at a home on High Street in Princeton for a parole violation.

After a search, they recovered 15 grams of marijuana, smoking paraphernalia including bongs, two handguns, and $18,683 in cash in the home.

Princeton Police Chief J.W. Howell said there could also be other arrests made in the case. 

Washington was out on parole after a previous drug conviction.

Tune in to WVVA News at 5 and 6 for exclusive video of Washington.

---------------------------

PRINCETON (WVVA) - Police serving a warrant in Princeton Tuesday discovered marijuana, bongs and more at a residence on -- fittingly -- High Street.

The officers, operating off a State Police parole warrant, arrested 31-year-old Alfonso Washington Jr. Tuesday morning around 8:30 A.M. with the help of parole officers.

Washington is charged with a parole violation, but is also expected to be charged with one count of possession with intent to deliver marijuana after police found 15 grams of the drug,  along with smoking paraphernalia, two weapons and $18,683 in cash at the residence.

Washington is being held at Southern Regional Jail pending arraignment.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WVVA.
All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Audrey Sluss at (304) 324-0659. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.