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UPDATE: Two more sought in Fayette County drug sweep

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OAK HILL (WVVA) -- Police need your help finding the outstanding suspects in Friday's drug round-up.

Fayette County law enforcement officers arrested 26 people on drug charges, but they're still looking for Cathy Sachen and Clifton Belcher.  Sachen and Belcher are both wanted on a conspiracy charge and a count of intent to deliver roxycodone.  Police believe they may be out of the area.

If you know anything about these suspects' whereabouts, contact your local authorities.  

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OAK HILL (WVVA) - Police in Fayette County have arrested more than a dozen on drug charges during an early morning sweep.

Fayette County sheriff's deputies, along with Oak Hill Police and members of Central Regional Drug Task Force, executed the drug sweep Friday morning.

Most charges were for possession and distribution of drugs including cocaine, prescription pills -- one person was even charged with child neglect in connection with a drug crime.

A total of 28 individuals were targeted in the sweep. Following is a full list of those arrested and those still at large:

ARRESTED:
  1. Kasey Adkins: 1 count delivery; 1 count conspiracy hydrocodone
  2. Adam Brown: 2 counts delivery roxycodone, 1 count child neglect creating risk of injury
  3. Karen Collins: 1 count delivery roxycodone; 1 count possession with intent to deliver roxycodone; conspiracy
  4. Jaqawn Coy: 3 counts deliver of cocaine; 3 counts conspiracy
  5. Tommy Dean: 2 counts delivery roxycodone
  6. William Kessler III: 3 counts delivery roxycodone
  7. Timothy Lightner: 1 count delivery roxycodone; 1 count possession with intent to deliver roxycodone; conspiracy
  8. Anthony Linkous: 1 count delivery roxycodone; 1 count conspiracy
  9. James Loving: 1 count delivery cocaine; 1 count possession with intent to deliver cocaine; 1 count possession with intent to deliver marijuana; prohibited person is possession of a firearm
  10. Marcus Mcfarland: Possession with intent to deliver roxycodone; 1 count conspiracy
  11. David Moore: 1 count delivery cocaine
  12. Tiffany Newman: 2 counts delivery heroin
  13. Amber Norris: 3 counts delivery roxycodone; 1 count conspiracy
  14. Mimeti Patrick: 1 count delivery
  15. Roy Payne: 1 count delivery heroin
  16. Alisha Perry: 3 counts delivery roxycodone; 3 counts conspiracy
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  18. Clayton Prunest: 2 counts delivery heroin
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  20. Michael Rose: 2 counts delivery roxycodone; 1 count possession with intent to deliver roxycodone; 1 count conspiracy
  21. Matthew Sowder: 3 counts delivery of roxycodone
  22. Amanda Syner: 2 counts delivery of roxycodone; 1 count child neglect creating risk of injury; possession with intent to deliver roxycodone; 1 count conspiracy
  23. Ronnie Talkington: 1 count delivery morphine
  24. Rennie Tipton: 2 counts delivery roxycodone
  25. Christopher Tucker: 1 count roxycodone
  26. Sandra Tunget 3 counts delivery roxycodone
AT LARGE (as of 3:15 p.m. Friday)
  1. Clifton Belcher: Possession with intent to deliver roxycodone; 1 count conspiracy
  2. Cathy Sachen: 1 count delivery roxycodone; 1 count conspiracy
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