Cocaine Arrests In Washington County

By: WTAP News
By: WTAP News

Busted for crack cocaine after selling to under cover officers.

A man and woman are behind bars after selling the drugs to Washington County Major Crimes Taskforce agents.

Police executed a search warrant early Saturday morning at a home on Elm Street in Belpre.

They say inside they found the buy money used in the purchase by the under cover officers. They also found pills, marijuana, and a crack pipe which tested positive for crack cocaine. Police say two seventeen year olds were also inside the house.

Kenneth Stephens was arrested for trafficking cocaine in an amount greater than five grams in the presence on a juvenile.

They also arrested Keri LaFatch for possession of cocaine and drug paraphernalia. Athens County also had a warrant for her arrest for possession of cocaine.

Both are behind bars and additional charges are pending.


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