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Four arrested on drug warrants

December 19, 2018
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Charles Ryland

KENOVA — Last week the US Marshals Cuffed Task force arrested four drug suspects on drug warrants from crimes committed in the Ceredo and Kenova areas. According to Sheriff Rick Thompson, the suspects were arrested in Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia for warrants issued by the Wayne County Sheriff Drug Enforcement Unit during two separate investigations in Ceredo and in the Kenova area.

On Monday, Dec. 10, Samuel Butler was arrested in an abandoned house on West Rd., located near Sunshine Baptist Church. He is charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver (Heroin) and Conspiracy.

While making entry to the dilapidated structure, a US Marshal Task Force Officer suffered an injury by a nail piercing through his foot. The officer was taken to Cabell Huntington Urgent Care where he was treated and back on the job in 15 minutes.

Thomspon said the department is very appreciative of Dr. Gary Cremeans and his staff.

The US Marshals CUFFED Task Force went on to arrest Charles Ryland at a motel in Louisa, Ky. and Richard Cremeans in Chesapeake, Oh. Ryland is charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver (Crystal Methamphetamine), Pseudoephedrine Altered and Conspiracy. Cremeans is charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver (Heroin) and Conspiracy.

Then on Wednesday, the US Marshals Cuffed Task Force arrested Sydney Ryland in Huntington. He is charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver, Pseudoephedrine Altered and Conspiracy.

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