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Police blotter: Person arrested in connection with distributing heroin in Huntington

August 25, 2018

HUNTINGTON - The following information was provided by criminal complaints filed at the Cabell County Magistrate Court:

CONSPIRACY: One person was arrested in connection with distributing heroin in the 1800 block of West 5th Avenue in Huntington.

Richard D. Cremeans, 43, was jailed at 5:50 p.m. Thursday. Authorities in Cabell County charged him with delivery of a controlled substance. Bond was $30,000.

According to the complaint, a confidential informant allegedly purchased a substance suspected to be heroin from an individual on June 7 at Cremeans’ residence on West 5th Avenue. Cremeans allegedly permitted the informant entry into the residence and directed them to the individual from which the heroin was purchased.

The following information was provided by police reports from the Huntington Police Department:

The Huntington Police Department listed 15 new incident reports in the 24-hour period ending at 3 p.m. Friday, according to the printout released by the department. However, the individual police reports were not made available, so these are the only known details:

Burglary, entry of dwelling or outhouse, 6 p.m. Thursday, unit block of Valentia Street.

Warrant service/execution, 2:33 a.m. Friday, West 16th Street and Jefferson Avenue.

Paraphernalia, 1:05 a.m. Friday, 1000 block of Washington Avenue.

Destruction of property - misdemeanor, 11:29 p.m. Thursday, 1100 block of 6th Avenue.

Petit larceny, receiving or transferring stolen goods - misdemeanor, 11:32 p.m. Thursday, West 3rd Street and West 6th Avenue.

Fugitive from justice, warrant service/execution, 8:55 p.m. Thursday, 2800 block of 3rd Avenue.

Petit larceny, 3:42 p.m. Thursday, 1500 block of McCoy Road.

Intoxicating substances, prohibited acts, 3:42 p.m. Thursday, 1500 block of McCoy Road.

Warrant service/execution, 1:50 p.m. Thursday, 300 block of 9th Street.

Petit larceny, 7 a.m. Wednesday, 1300 block of Jefferson Avenue.

Found property, 11:47 a.m. Thursday, 1000 block of 7th Avenue.

Burglary, entry of dwelling or outhouse, 3 p.m. Aug. 12, 900 block of West 9th Street.

Fleeing in vehicle, fleeing from officer, no vehicle, 3:43 a.m. Thursday, 22nd Street and 10th Avenue.

Defective/improper equipment, driving under suspension or revocation, possession, 2:17 a.m. Thursday, West 7th Street and Adams Avenue.

Intoxication or drinking in public places, trespassing, 12:50 a.m. Thursday, 700 block of 6th Avenue.

The following information was provided by booking records kept at Western Regional Jail:

James Orville Edwards, 32, was jailed at 3:15 p.m. Thursday. Authorities in Mason County jailed him on an active warrant. Bond was not set.

Norman Gene Lucas, 34, was jailed at 5 p.m. Thursday. Authorities in Wayne County jailed him on an active warrant. Bond was not set.

Follow reporter Megan Osborne on Twitter @megosborneHD.

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