State Police, Weirton Police on Scene of Alleged Drug Bust


West Virginia State Police and Weirton Police were on the scene of an alleged drug bust in Weirton on Monday afternoon.

Residents on Cove Road and Patterson Avenue in Weirton said that a state police helicopter had been seen circling the neighborhood earlier in the day on Monday, and that afternoon, authorities descended on a home on Patterson Avenue, where bag full of marijuana could be seen being taken from the house.

As of Monday afternoon, police could only say that the operation was part of an ongoing investigation.

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