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Man charged after heroin, currency found in Barboursville home

February 6, 2019

HUNTINGTON — The following information was provided by criminal complaints filed in Cabell County Magistrate Court:

POSSESSION WITH INTENT: One person was arrested following a search warrant execution that took place Tuesday at a residence on Nancy Lane in Barboursville that connected him with large amounts of suspected heroin and U.S. currency.

Matthew R. Byrd, 31, was jailed at 12:20 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities in Cabell County charged him with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, persons prohibited from carrying a firearm and money laundering ($10,000 to $20,000). Bond was set at $250,000.

According to the criminal complaint, a search warrant was conducted at a residence on Nancy Lane in Barboursville, where Byrd was allegedly found in possession of a “large” amount of suspected tar heroin, baggies, scales, a “large” amount of U.S. currency, a money counting machine and a handgun that was reported stolen out of Kanawha County.

Byrd was prohibited from possessing a firearm with a domestic battery conviction from 2010 in Wood County.

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

The Huntington Police Department listed 19 new incident reports in the 24-hour period ending at 3 p.m. Tuesday, according to the printout released by the department. However, the individual police reports were not made available, so these are the only known details:

Breaking and entering, 10:30 p.m. Monday, 100 block of Buffington Street.

Paraphernalia, 1:10 a.m. Tuesday, 2600 block of Guyan Avenue.

Warrant service/execution, domestic battery, burglary, entry of dwelling or outhouse,

10:30 p.m. Monday, 500 block of 6th Avenue.

Destruction of property — misdemeanor, 4:08 p.m. Monday, 1700 block of Madison Avenue.

Insurance required, suspended/revoked license — DUI first and second offense, 7:01 p.m. Monday, Forest Road and Grand Boulevard.

Disorderly conduct, 7:12 p.m. Monday, 1200 block of 8th Street.

Petit larceny, 12:30 p.m. Jan. 31, 1900 block of 3rd Avenue.

Petit larceny, 8 p.m. Sunday, 900 block of 24th Street.

Petit larceny, 2 a.m. Nov. 27, 2018,1000 block of 21st Street.

Grand larceny, noon Friday, 1000 block of 8th Street.

Assault, 1:05 p.m. Monday, 1600 block of 6th Avenue.

Domestic battery, 10 a.m. Jan. 24, Highlander Way.

Falsely reporting an emergency incident, 10:22 a.m. Monday, 2100 block of 6th Avenue.

Petit larceny, 2 a.m. Sunday, 800 block of 7th Avenue.

Destruction of property — misdemeanor, breaking and entering auto, 5 p.m. Friday, 800 block of Madison Avenue.

Petit larceny, breaking and entering auto, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 3900 block of Hughes Street.

Petit larceny, noon Saturday, 100 block of 7th Avenue.

Runaway juvenile, 5:45 p.m. Monday, 1900 block of Madison Avenue.

Warrant service/execution, 12:18 a.m. Monday, West 23rd Street.

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

Drevante Larnielle Patterson, 21, was jailed at 5:30 p.m. Monday. Authorities in Cabell Counfinementty charged him with a home con violation. Bond was not set.

Darrell Henry Walters, 54, was jailed at 8:45 p.m. Thursday. Authorities in Cabell County charged him with attempted burglary, disorderly conduct and destruction of property. Bond was $3,000.

James Paul Hubble, 37, was jailed at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday. Authorities in Cabell County charged him with burglary, destruction of property and possession of a controlled substance. Bond was set at $32,000.

Phyllis Darlene Burgett, 33, was jailed at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities in Lincoln County charged her with home confinement violation and possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. Bond was set at $15,000.

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